Discussion

Cards nab cheap, effective lefty in Reyes

Updated: March 6, 2009, 2:55 PM ET
By Rob Neyer

Viva El Birdos looks at Tony La Russa's new favorite toy:

With such a winding career path, spent in several different usage patterns, it's important to restrict our attention to -- or at least focus it on -- the Dennys Reyes the Cardinals have acquired, a knockout lefty with no legitimate claim toward versatility. The wonderful thing about looking at his career this way is that it makes sense of his late-career renaissance, which began with his gaudy 0.89 ERA in 2006. From 1997 to 2005, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM