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Cliff Lee: Best playoff pitcher ever?

Originally Published: October 26, 2010
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

Cliff Lee has had a nice career -- 102 wins, a Cy Young Award, freaky control in recent seasons. But he's now getting mentioned alongside all-time greats like Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax in breathless comparisons of "greatest playoff pitcher ever." That's the power of the postseason: Legacies are established or grown; some are tarnished and diminished. Fair? Maybe not. Small sample size? Perhaps. But these games on the October stage are the ones that matter most, that we remember. It's ...

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