Jake-better do some research-Hoyt Wilhem and Phil Niekro are in the hall of fame. Joe Niekro has 221 wins. Wakefiled may end up in this league he may not. He does make 4 million a year every year so Boston must be happy with him, so I dont get your dis-ing of knunkleballers.
Pros of the knuckleball:
Can be a dominating pitch.
Holding runners on base is tough
tough to catch
Pros of knuckleball pitcher on a staff:
Can be number one starter-dominating
Throws off hitters timing- some times for days
Tough on catchers
Can not guarentee strikes
Can get give up huge innnings via walks