Originally Posted by dougdirt
I wasn't arguing that he doesn't get guys out, but the arm that a pitcher throws with should be absolutely meaningless in terms of his value. Its like saying a right hander or left hander should get more value as a hitter. It just doesn't make sense. There is no real advantage of being a lefty or a right. No team is full of one or the other at the plate so your platoon advantage doesn't really benefit you.
The fact that there are less quality LHP's in baseball overall makes being LH a small advantage. Again a minut advantage but one all the same.