Originally Posted by Falls City Beer
Well, in the AL two very young teams (Tigers, Twins) are also seeing tremendous success.
The Tigers have exceptional young pitching and a young CF that can go get 'em (remember those). But they are pretty veteran everywhere else including a 40 year old starter and an old cast-off leading the AL in Saves. Ordonez, Polanco, Guillen and even Inge need to be considered veterans. The catcher is a future HOF. I'd love to follow the model they have, but getting that many good young pitchers will be hard to duplicate.
The Twins are a good example, but having Sanatana helps a lot. Maybe Krivsky can get some of their keepers instead of just the cast-offs.