Re: Buster Olney says scouts are raving about Mike Leake
Originally Posted by Steve4192
I can't imagine why anyone would have wanted to dump Leake prior to last season. His rookie year in 2010 was a great success and in 2011 he was the second best pitcher on the Reds behind Johnny Cueto. On top of all that, he was being paid peanuts, freeing the Reds up to spend money elsewhere.
Unless 'a long time' is measured in months, I don't see how anyone could have wanted to get rid of Leake for 'a long time'.
Leake is an unmigated success. He's a first round draft pick that has contributed to the major league club for several seasons.
That's a different thing than arguing he will become a TOR arm.
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