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Wiggins asked in SportsBaseball · 5 years ago

In your opinion, how many ace pitchers (right now) are underrated at the same time?

Chris Sale? Masahiro Tanaka? Corey Kluber?

6 Answers

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    If a pitcher is considered to be an "ace" he cannot be underrated. I think what you mean is how many ace pitchers are unpublicized, and the answer is plenty. Basically, any pitcher who doesn't play in New York, Boston, or Los Angeles or San Francisco, gets little to no mention in the national media.

    You hear more about Clayton Kershaw than you do Max Scherzer, you heard more about the Mets pitchers early in the year than you did about the pitchers in Chicago or Cleveland, and you hear more about David Price than you do Justin Verlander.

    I don't consider Taka Tanaka to be an ace -- he's the best that starter the Yankees have but that's not saying much -- so I'd say that there are about a baker's dozen of truly outstanding pitchers in baseball -- pitchers who have had extended success -- and you only really hear about 3 or 4 of them on a regular basis.

    That means guys like Scherzer, Sale, Lester, Kluber, Keuchel, and Wainwright are, for the most part, unnoticed unless they throw a no-hitter or their team makes the playoffs.

    The media are idiots.

  • 5 years ago

    I was thinking about this the other day I would probably say 12-17 Legitemae Aces

  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    None, if they are considered to be an ace they can't be underrated.

    Source(s): common sense
  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Rich Hill

  • 5 years ago

    Jake deGrom

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago


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