Originally Posted by dougdirt
It is a plus slider. Who is in the system doesn't change that. And to be honest, on an individual pitch basis, the system has plenty. There are plenty of arms with very good stuff. There just aren't a bunch of those who project as starters who also have good control too. But as far as live arms go, there are plenty of them in the system.
I'm not saying it's not a plus pitch, but it takes a seriously good fastball and slider to be a TOR starter on that alone. I'm just saying that getting that "best slider in the system" accolade from a single source doesn't mean he has enough to be a TOR starter.