Originally written March 07, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Heading into the 2013 season, there are a lot of players across the league that for whatever reason, have a lot to prove. They may have had a breakout 2012 that people are doubting is a barometer of their true talent level, they may have dealt with injuries in 2012 and people are wondering if he can bounce back, or they might have just had a bad year and there are questions about the future of his career. We're not going to know where exactly things fall when it comes to their attempts to prove people wrong until the end of the year, but these players are probably going to be getting a lot of scrutiny in 2013. RA Dickey, Blue Jays Alright, so you're the reigning Cy Young winner...why would people doubt you? Well, Dickey is now 38, will be playing on a new team (that happens to be in the toughest division in baseball for the last 15 years. Dickey also posted a strikeout rate in 2012 that was head and shoulders above every other strikeout rate he's put together over his...
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