Originally Posted by TRF
No, he's never actually been good. He's got no out pitch, he gives up a ton of hits. I cringe everytime he pitches. Put it this way, I'd rather see Sam LeCure start over Mike Leake. at least LeCure can get a K.
As far as back-end rotation guys, most teams would kill to have a Mike Leake pitching for them. Not having an out pitch with the ability to induce grounders and avoid walks is a virtue for a back-end pitcher. It just means he's not a top-of-the-rotation guy.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
Last edited by Brutus; 03-15-2013 at 12:34 PM.