Monday, July 11, 2011

"Nothing but #4 starters" available

Jon Heyman's new column breaks down a number of topics, none of them of direct importance or note to the Astros, but there is this little nugget:

The White Sox are fielding calls on Edwin Jackson. In this market he may be the best out there as far as starting pitchers.

Some teams are waiting and hoping that there's a surprise starter or two on the market. Right now, it's pretty bleak. "There's nothing but No. 4 starters," one AL executive noted.

Myers may qualify as one of those #4 starters, but does this mean that Wandy isn't currently on the market as he's certainly better than Edwin Jackson? Or does it mean that we're reading too much into what Jon Heyman has to say. Likely the latter...