(Yes, we agree with you. That IS a damn scary picture of Rick Ankiel, circa Jan. 2009 during a Cardinals fan-fest-type event. UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt via Newscom.)
...because we're not sure if he can still hit.
Also, some guy named Stephen Strasburg checked in with real live beat writers on a conference call and says he's feeling great. Great! Still won't throw a baseball until next year. That's good news. For our money, here's the money quote from Strasburg, via Zuckerman:
"I'm just waiting for them to tell me when I can start throwing."
(Stephen Strasburg, via NatsInsider, 12/20/2010)
Anyway, about that 2011 pitching staff. Is it time to get Mike Bacsik on the line?
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