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    Re: Buster Olney says scouts are raving about Mike Leake

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    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?
    It would suggest he's been a back end starter. Again, he was drafted as a guy with major league quality command of four pitches who was well ahead of the curve from a pitchability standpoint.

    I'm not sure there is alot of room to squeeze juice out of those apples-which again is the point concerning arguments that Leake has a ton of room to grow.
    Last edited by jojo; 03-29-2013 at 05:51 PM.
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