Originally Posted by Steve4192
I think the Mike Leake we'll get in 2013 will be a lot closer to the 2011 version than the 2012 version. Most teams would kill to have a guy like him in the #5 slot of their rotation, especially when you factor in how much he helps himself with the bat.
What leads you to believe that? His 2011 success was based on a .272 BABIP. Don't confuse this with me saying he sucks, but I am just not sure I see the improvements coming forth either. Perhaps a little one as his HR/FB rate gets back to the 13-14% instead of 16%.