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    Man!

    Damn, look at thisCareer Minor Stats)

    Homer Bailey(21 years old):
    317.2 IP, 3.43 ERA, 347 K's, 1.26 WHIP

    Johnny Cueto(21 years old):
    348.1 IP, 3.28 ERA, 358 K's, 1.10 WHIP

    Edinson Volquez(24 years old):
    547 IP, 3.72 ERA, 560 K's, 1.20 WHIP

    Matt Maloney(23 years old):
    376.1 IP, 2.97 ERA, 393 K's, 1.18 WHIP

    Man, that is a awesome group of young pitchers. The only thing that concerns me with Maloney is that he gives up his fair share of homers.

    Volquez in my mind is a high risk, high reward guy just like Hamilton is. Volquez has the stuff to be a #1 or #2 but he could also turn into a Daniel Cabrera.

    Hopefully Wayne decides to keep these guys around and build a team with these young pitchers as well as Harang.

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    Re: Man!

    All we need is LEAGUE AVERAGE INNINGS and lots of them...
    "On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."

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    Re: Man!

    I don't think Maloney's stuff, including his rather soft fastball, serve him well for the majors. IMO, he could bring in a solid BOR type in a trade, more dependable than the Livan Hernandez or Jon Lieber's of the world would be.
    I hope it's never sunny in Philly again.

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    Re: Man!

    Maloney and Perhaps Wood at the back end of Bailey, Volquez and Cueto could easily end up being one of if not the best rotation in baseball in 3-4 yrs time. I don't expect them all to pan out but if they did, it would be like a whole new BRM!
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