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Doug Davis vs. the Top Lefties

GM Josh Byrnes wanted a lefty. He wanted a starter. He got both on Saturday when the D'Backs traded Johnny Estrada, Greg Aquino and Claudio Vargas to the Brewers for Doug Davis and a pair of minor leaguers. But did he get the right lefty? matches Davis up against top lefties Dontrelle Willis, Barry Zito, Johann Santana, and Tom Glavine.

Was Doug Davis the right choice for the Diamondbacks?  Let's take a look at the numbers.  At we took Davis and matched him up with four other left handed pitchers.  Barry Zito and Tom Glavine are among the most recognizable names available on the free agent market, Dontrelle Willis is perpetually involved in trade rumors because the Florida Marlins are so cash strapped, and... Recommended Stories

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