UPDATE: The Gorzelanny projections are now closed.
How will Tom Gorzelanny fare next year? Will he make it through the year without an injury? How will his excellent performances in the minors translate in a full year against major league pitching?
Let me know in the comment by predicting Gorzelanny's 2007 innings pitched, ERA, strikeouts and walks.
The Paul Maholm projection is still open. Ian Snell is closed. Here are the results:
|Zach Duke||3.99 ERA, 209 IP, 126 K, 56 BB||3.92 ERA, 216 IP, 127 K, 59 BB|
|Ian Snell||4.28 ERA, 193 IP, 172 K, 71 BB||4.53 ERA, 169 IP, 140 K, 62 BB|
Our projection seems a bit optimistic, but reasonable. I love Snell's chances of breaking out this year. His strikeout rate is high and his K/BB rate is decent, and I think both are likely to remain that way. So much of what ailed him last year seemed to have to do with concentration issues, which I hope will resolve themselves somewhat with experience and age.