Re: Comps for top Reds prospects?
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Because MVP type hitters are more valuable than CY Young type pitchers. Pitching may win championships, but hitting all year gets you to that point where that pitching matters.
Also, pitching is more volatile year to year and pitchers generally suffer more injuries. Therefore, it is wiser to invest LTC in hitters than pitchers. To me, the best way to build a team is to develope cheap young pitching and piece together a rag-tag offense with some of the undervalued FA's...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."