Originally Posted by jojo
When looking at all pitchers without the defense behind them hopelessly clouding the issue (i.e. looking at FIP-the things a pitcher can actually control), 78% of qualified starters since 2010 are ranked in front of Leake.
Wouldn't that make him, by definition, a MOR starter or at least one that is better than a typical fifth starter?
And, since he's young and still learning his craft, wouldn't that make him a good bet to be even better as he continues to learn the art of pitching?