Gomes has some serious strength

Originally Published: May 4, 2006
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

They are the next line, the line below the stars, but the line that clearly is on the rise. Their next stop could be their first All-Star Game -- and after that, perhaps even bigger things. Here are five players who are off to good starts, which might be a sign of things to come.

Brandon Webb, Arizona Diamondbacks Webb Webb, who will turn 27 on May 9, has become the staff ace. He is 4-0 with a 2.22 ERA, fifth best in the National League. Webb is throwing more curveballs and change-ups than ...

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