Originally Posted by DJ's left nut
Pitchers can control BABIP a little more than hitters, so while he's going to normalize a little, it is possible that he was doing a nice job of pitching on the black when he needed to.
Besides, a great deal if Holland's value is derived from his strikeout potential and diminishing walk rate.
.236 is not sustainable, though. Some pitchers might have a "normal" babip of .270 or so, this is too low to be real.
He's still good, but not so good that lesser prospects couldn't get him.