Originally Posted by Bronco LB 52
Beckett's strikeout rate has declined in three consecutive seasons. That is what worries me. I like the more dominant Beckett of the past, but that version could never stay healthy. The 2006 version finally stayed healthy for the duration of a season, but he was mediocre and less overpowering.
I agree with -Slap-, Beckett is a Catch-22. Can he be his dominant self again AND last through an entire season?
I hope so, I traded Lackey for him. What Im hoping is he starts off really hot and I can move him for another talented pitcher.