Re: Weathers, Reds avoid arbitration with $3.9M deal
Originally Posted by westofyou
A yearly raise used to be an American institution, as is performing ones job consistently in a less than flashy way.
Warren Spahn describes it better:
"A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up."
"Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing."
“Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.”
I've stated my case pretty clearly (and it goes much deeper than "flashiness") and I seriously doubt anyone on either side is going to move at this point.
"This isn’t stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner