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Don't discount the Big Unit

Updated: December 27, 2008, 3:18 PM ET
By Eric Karabell, ESPN.com

Some might regard the Giants' signing of 45-year-old Randy Johnson as some publicity stunt to sell tickets, especially for the big day when the future Hall of Famer wins game No. 300. The thing is, it's hardly a stunt if you use a relatively late draft pick on the Big Unit in a fantasy league. The guy can still pitch.

After a lost 2007 in which he made 10 starts and became a fantasy afterthought to many, Johnson was stronger than most realize in 2008, making 30 starts and finishing with ...

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