Are You For Real? Journeyman Starters

Updated: June 4, 2007, 12:09 PM ET
By Will Harris | Special to ESPN.com

Everyone avoids them. No one bothers to keep tabs on them because their mediocrity is simply assumed -- and they usually deliver on such negative expectations. If you ever end up with them on your team, the first thing you look to do is ship them off to some other poor sucker. They are journeyman starting pitchers.

Every year a few of them pop up -- the Carl Pavanos, the Woody Williamses. They are the soft-tossing, home run-surrendering, back-of-the-rotation starters who perform just well ...

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