Re: Stewart, Wood, Leake or Bailey?
Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
Mike Leake is probably the most polished of the bunch. He could be ready to pitch in the majors by 2011 where he should settle in as a solid No. 2 starter or very good No. 3 starter.
I'm not sure that Leake can be a solid No.2, especially by 2011. He may break into the rotation by then, but I wouldn't count on him being any more than a #5 guy until 2012 at least, especially if he's shut down for the rest of this season.