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Old 12-10-2012, 07:31 PM   #10625
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Originally Posted by alnorth View Post
Wouldn't ace, by definition, be the top 30 pitchers in baseball? We have 30 teams, 30 #1 slots, and the word "ace" is synonymous with the number one. Some teams obviously have more than 1 ace, and some have none, but I'd say the cutoff is probably the 30th-best pitcher, the cutoff for "#2 pitcher" is at #60, and so on.
That's what I was thinking as well, if Zack had magically signed on to the Royals again, I am sure many would be rejoicing that we had an ace again. This is rather hypocritical, as Shields has actually outpitched the 147 Million Dollar Man over the past two seasons.

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