Marcum or Harvey?
I say Harvey. Let's stop babying our young players and give them a challenge. Harvey is up for it too. Since he said he wants to win 20 and pitch 200.
If it was me I'd goSantana 88-90mph LMarcum86-88mph RHarvey 95-97mph RNiese 90-91mph LGee 89-91mph R
I don't wanna see Marcum & Gee together since only Harvey is a power pitcherMarcum throwing 85-88 w/ a lot of offspeednext day comes Harvey throwin gasthen Niese to break up Harvey & GeeGee would benefit by not having to face a team after facing Harvey
<<"No. Niese is 3. Nothing more, nothing less"
You might be right, but at this point, he's better than Santana, Marcum and Gee.
You are close. The rotation will be (or the plan is if everyone is ready to go):
Your thinking is correct. You want to split the lefties, and you don't want Marcum and Gee back to back. Harvey is 4 because as a high fastball pitcher, he is totally different than Gee, and will benefit following Neise's curve, while Gee will benefit as a total change of pace. Should Santana not be ready to start the season, it will be interesting if Marcum or Neise get the #1. I think in that sense Neise will go first, and then be Marcum, Harvey, Gee, whomever...