Re: Buster Olney says scouts are raving about Mike Leake
Originally Posted by Patrick Bateman
You asked for someone to describe a way that leake could improve.
You have now mocked them for doing so.
I love ya Jo, but not your best work if your intention was to provide a thought provoking discussion.
How often in the history of pitching has a pitcher gained command and movement by throwing harder? It's counterintuitive to argue that a major league starting pitcher is likely to undergo that transformation successfully. That was the point. No one is arguing that they don't want it to happen. It's just that wanting it to happen doesn't make it likely to....this is a belly that one should need to poke twice before accepting as reality.
"This isnít stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner
Last edited by jojo; 03-29-2013 at 08:43 AM.