Originally Posted by OrangeShadow
I doubt it has much effect. In my mind it has NONE. He pitches in the national league. Im willing to bet if beckett pitched in the CFL of pro baseball hed have a ERA of around 2 and a half. anytime you want to get a kid thats 25 and has the stuff beckett has you're going to have to give up prospects. we have pedroia and lowerie to fill the infield for years to come to.
Beckett's been a bust this year. I don't care how much better the AL is than the NL, a 5.11 era is not very good, particularly compared to 2.85. He didn't have any problems with the AL in 2003.