is a colorful Aussie pitcher the M's signed in 2000. By 2003, he
was leading the Texas League in wins, with a 17-3, 2.61 ERA
season. Since then, "little has gone right for him": his 2004
callup proved disastrous, with a 1-3, 10.04 ERA record. Worse,
he was diagnosed with two small labrum tears. As with Meche,
Blackley looks like another guy the M's pitching development
system has ruined, a comp Baseball Prospectus agrees
And what's that green splotch on his arm?