June 27, 2007
SI Players MLB Poll
[Based on a survey of 464 MLB players]
Who is the softest-throwing pitcher in baseball?

Jamie Moyer, Phillies starter.....72%
Tim Wakefield, Red Sox starter.....14%
Greg Maddux, Padres starter.....2%
Tom Glavine, Mets starter.....2%
Mike Maroth, Cardinals starter.....2%
Kenny Rogers, Tigers starter.....2%
Mark Redman, Twins starter.....1%
Doug Davis, Dbacks starter.....1%
Chad Bradford, Orioles reliever.....1%
Brad Penny, Dodgers starter.....1%

FAST FACTS: Players could not vote for a teammate.... The 6-foot, 182-pound Moyer, 44, was 7-5 with a 4.13 ERA through Sunday; he's 223-171 in his 21-year career.... Wakefield is the majors' only knuckleballer.... St. Louis acquired Maroth from the Tigers last week.... Of the 10 pitchers who drew multiple votes, Orioles sidearmer Chad Bradford is the only reliever

Photograph by Al Tielemans/SI

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