Originally Posted by dougdirt
How did we get into a discussion about Phillips batting second?
Trust me, I know my history. Greg Maddox was one of the best ever because he had command that was better than just about anyone ever. He also benefited from a very large strikezone that he got that most other pitchers didn't.
Knowing the other players helps, but it isn't nearly as important as what you can do on the mound in terms of talent. Locate the baseball. Make it move or throw it hard.
Good. It wasn't just me that thought Maddox and the braves in the 90s in general had a way larger strikezone than other staffs.