Found November 07, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
Can we all just get off of Edwin Jackson’s back already? The free agent pitcher, who most recently worked at the back end of the Washington Nationals’ rotation in 2012 is likely to sign with his 8th different team this offseason since breaking in with the Dodgers back in 2003. Since when does a guy who can put up 30+ starts (he’s done that each of his past 6 seasons), 180+ innings (done each of his past 5 seasons), and sub 4.00 ERA (3 of his last 5) need to keep being ridiculed about not being an ace? Is it time to write off Edwin Jackson? Ahhh the burden of carrying a mid-90’s fastball and a sharp slider. If you look the part then you must act the part, or else you’re subject to a life full of 1-year contracts? Unfair. The over/under on Jackson’s free agent deal this offseason seems to be a 3-year deal. That would be the most certainty he’s ever been guaranteed by a team. At 29, that’s all he can apparently get. MLB Network analysts Harold Reynolds and Billy Ripken both took the un...
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