Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
And beyond that, he's as close to an artist as there is pitching in baseball these days. That's what folks really shouldn't miss.
He pitches a lot like the guys in the 80's/70's did in some of those big old parks, he's a throwback pitcher who might not play well in your strat league but he'll start 30 games and throw 200 innings a year and dance on both sides of average.
Durability, consistency and reliability are part of the skill set an employer is looking at when they extend a player a big contract.