Originally Posted by dougdirt
Because Strasburg was better.
Leake - .295/.306/.443 with 1 walk and 20 strikeouts.
Strasburg - .277/.333/.426 with 3 walks and 13 strikeouts.
Leake had 16 more plate appearances and more RC. I think Tony LaRussa is behind an underground movement to deny all recognition for Reds pitchers. Only explanation.