Bloomberg is Bullish on Phillies Pitching

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Even me, lover of all things Cliff Lee (and part-time poet), thinks third-parties are going overboard with rankings like CP Lee at number three. 

Yesterday, we learned that MLB 13: The Show has Lee rated as a 96 in the game, the highest among Phillies. And now, Bloomberg, the company that continues to carve out space in the sports intelligence race, ranks Lee as the third best fantasy pitcher:

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No argument that Lee pitched better than his numbers reflected last year. But third? Seems a bit high. 

It's not just Lee getting some love from Bloomberg. The Phillies have three of the top eight pitchers on on Bloomberg's list:

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Of course, fantasy and real world are quite different (unless your Paul Holmgren), but decent praise here.

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13 Comments

  • fresh February 26, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    Those are easily obtainable numbers for Lee. Not even a question.

  • ThePhillyFlash February 26, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    Well, it’s nice to know SOMEBODY is bullish about the Phillies.

  • Tommy Tutone February 26, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Wouldn’t it be 3 of the top 8?

  • FACE February 26, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    Those ERA numbers seem high?

  • JD February 26, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    Papelbon looked strong yesterday. Nothing like a 6 run, 2/3rds of an inning performance to say ‘who’s your leader now’.
    Get that out of your system now buddy.

  • You're Mama February 26, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Unless my Paul Holmgren what?

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