While watching the game tonight, I was having a conversation with a friend of mine who's a Braves fan. I let it be known that(and I may just be a TAD bit biased) that I think Harang is a top 5 starter in the NL. He said he was in the bottom half of his top 20. He's a pretty knowledgeable baseball fan though, so I got to wondering if it's just the lack of hype that Aaron gets in the national media that leads to him getting so little respect.
The top 5 may be a reach when looking at raw stats, but after considering that Harang is so incredibly consistent while pitching in an extreme hitters park, it tips the scale in his favor over other pitchers.
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