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You see something so talented, which he is..." “I just want him to understand he’s human,” McCatty said.
You're right, the odds are he won't have nearly as good a career as Doc
Maybe shutting Strasburg down during the team's first pennant run in forever has something to do with inflated expectations.
#12 -- This is silly. Expectations aren't any higher this year b/c of the shutdown. They've been sky-high since the moment he became the consensus "greatest college pitching prospect ever" in 2010.
I thought you were a betting man? You shouldn't take the over on 43 more career WAR for any pitching phenom.
That's 10 well above average seasons. No young pitcher is an even-money bet to do that.
[Jack] Morris said he never threw a spitter in a game.
"One game I tried it in the bullpen and that's why I know," he said. "It was back against Oakland when Billy [Martin] was in Oakland. He had Matt Keough, Mike Norris, Rick Langford and Steve McCatty. Every one of those guys was throwing a spitter; every one of them. The reason I know is I was pitching against Mike Norris and back in those days they wouldn't throw balls out, and they were all full of [stuff].
Have you ever SEEN Susan Strasburg? If I ever get the chance, I'm going to kiss her, too.
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