now has an ERA of 3.43 with 82 K's in 85 IP.
He's a bit homer prone and his control isn't stunning, but I don't consider them a big deal in the long term.
I'd like him to go back to his groundball tendencies from last year, and I like his stuff enough that I think he can get there again.
He seems to have become the forgotten guy in the group of elite pitching prospects recently called up. I like him ALOT more than Matt Cain for the long term, but that doesn't seem to be the prevailing thought.
What exactly is the difference between Cain and Billingsley that got Cain so much more hype? Billingsley's stuff is not exactly lesser, seeing as his two breaking balls are way more advanced than Cain's. His control's better. He K's more guys.