Question Of The Day

October 02, 2006

The New York Yankees' Johnny Damon says Daniel Cabrera is "an ace for the future." Is he right?

An ace for the future? Of course. But will he be that ace? Anyone can be that star of the future. People were ready to give up on Markakis when he was hitting .220. Ask me that same question at the end of next year.

Robert E. Lescalleet

Baltimore

McDonald, Pennington, Coppinger, Ponson: They are part of a lineage of Orioles pitchers who morphed from flamethrowers to flameouts. Cabrera has unfathomable potential, but Mr. Angelos may have to add a hypnotist to the payroll.

Patrick R. Lynch

Baltimore

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