Originally Posted by Brutus
But a guy who is league average at the fifth spot, who can also field his position, hit and run the bases isn't good enough? I really can't fathom what it is exactly people expect.
A better pitcher.
He's one arm injury away from being the #4 starter, where I'm sure his numbers compare less favorably.
You can never have too much starting pitching. Never settle for mediocrity anywhere in the rotation when you can have better.