Originally Posted by 757690
Bailey has underperformed his peripherals (WAR) his entire career. Just like Arroyo has overperformed his peripherals his whole career. I think with those two, we have reached the point where we can say their ERA, WHIP, Etc, are a better reflection of their true talent level than their peripherals. Basically, both are very nice middle rotation pitchers.
That can be taken many ways. How about this...
Homer Bailey is the _______ best starting pitcher in baseball. A range of 5 or so would be fine.