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12-15-2012, 12:17 AM
Rich Nash
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Originally Posted by GWOW View Post
Wakefield's 1995 was just as good as Dickey's 2012, and he pitched in a tougher division, in a bandbox during the Steroid Era for a division winner. Wakefield ERA plus was 165 in 1995 while Dickey was 140 last year.

Wakefield wasn't a fluke either since he pretty much carried the Pirates staff to the division down the stretch in 1992.

So what's your idea? Keep Dickey, let him pitch on a terrible team and then walk after 2014 for nothing?
No, my idea is not to trade him for garbage. Arencibia is awful. Get fair value.

I'll gladly do Dickey for D'Arnaud. If not, i'll enjoy watching an elite pitcher pitch for my team. The enjoyment from that'll be more than watching Arencibia and some other scrubs stink it up for a little bit.

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