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Here's Johnny!!! Holy Cueto!!!

Posted on: April 3, 2008 6:22 pm

It might already be too late to say pick him up, but Johnny Cueto sure set the world on fire in his major league debut. Dominican Diaper Dandy indeed.

No hitter into the seventh, allowing just a solo homer to Justin Upton for his lone hit and lone run through seven innings.

10 K's. 10 friggin' K's.

The most impressive part of his performance was how much he pounded the zone and kept his pitch count down. Young pitchers tend to tread lightly, but Cueto was a go-getter.

If you missed out of Cueto, there is a consolation prize. Edinson Volquez, the Reds' No. 5 starter. Pick up Volquez now if you have room -- especially if you missed the boat on Cueto.



Since: Dec 19, 2006
Posted on: April 3, 2008 9:02 pm

Here's Johnny!!! Holy Cueto!!!

Agreed on Cueto. I'm so glad I picked him in all of my leagues. But personally, I think I'll ship him soon. Because I doubt he'll repeat performances like that again, and while his stock is high, that is the best bait.

Also, I've seen Volquez, and he isn't as dominant as Cueto. If he has a nice matchup I'd want him but not on a regular basis.

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