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Old 02-11-2013, 01:40 PM
SephClone89 SephClone89 is offline
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Originally Posted by DeadMoney View Post
IMO, Buehrle can hang out with Billy Pierce in the Hall of Damn Good, since both will just miss the Hall of Fame. In fact, in a few years you'll probably be able to replace Pierce's name with Buehrle's in a piece like this and it'll still fit (interestingly enough, both guys have an ERA+ of 119).
The difference is that Pierce was an elite AL pitcher in his prime. Buehrle, for as great as his career has been, was never really that.
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