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The Starting Pitchers – Part II

Devaney will play a lead role in New Orleans in 08

A few weeks back, we released our top ten list of the preeminent starting pitchers in the organization. In this edition, we look at the next group of leading starters who will be in a position to make a name for themselves this season as the organization works to rebuild the depth of starters at all levels.

Nick Waechter: The 23-year-old right-hander put in a very steady, reliable performance last season in Brooklyn after missing virtually the entire 2006 season due to a broken elbow. He made more starts than anyone in the Brooklyn rotation last summer, and though he struggled through his first three starts [0-2, 8.76 ERA], he rebounded thanks to focused work with pitching coach Hector Berrios...

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