Hungry? Bronson Arroyo’s got your burger:

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Hat tip to The Big Lead.

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  1. Nick Kapur says:

    I agree with what you’ve said here, Paul. I think just about everything the Nats did this offseason was decent, or at least justifiable. By all accounts, their 2007 draft was excellent, and they seem to have finally figured out that they need to build toward something intelligently, rather than just signing rando free agents or trading for Alfonso Soriano. The fact that they didn’t go sign any long term deals at all this offseason shows that maybe they are finally “getting” it.

  2. Sarah Green says:

    Paul, I’m sorry but I can’t help it. I know they are very different pitchers, but your comment about John Rauch makes me want to say two words:



  3. Paul Moro says:

    I knew someone was going to bring that up. For one, Rauch is the tallest player in MLB history. As you point out, Randy Johnson is the only guy you can compare him to when it comes to size. Mark Hendrickson comes close, but it’s not the same. Chris Young is almost as tall, but he’s not nearly as lanky. There just aren’t comparables aside from Johnson – and he’s a starter. Sure, he throws more innings than Rauch, but as a reliever (and one who’s been used more often than any other pitcher over the last two years) he doesn’t get any rest. I just don’t see a guy with his frame pitching that many games and not feeling the effect sometime soon.

  4. Alejandro Leal says:

    Man, that’s Celine Dion??!?!?!?!?!?!

  5. Sarah Green says:

    No, Alejandro. It’s a fem-bot. She came from the same factory as Cindy McCain.

  6. Shawn Krebs says:

    Two points.

    First, the Nats farm system isnt devoid of actual talent. Their 2007 draft brought in Detwiler, Burgess, Zimmermann & Smoker (all considered top 150 prospects) plus Alaniz, Norris, Smolinski, McGeary & Meyers.

    Combine that with Balester from 2004, Lannan & Maxwell from 2005 and Marrero, Willems & Carr from 2006 and you have talent. The good majority of it is far from major league ready however.

    Second point:

    I’d agree with your premise about tall pitchers, however you implied Rauch is lanky in your reply. He is almost 270 lbs and far from lanky.

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