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04-18-2011, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by ChicagoBlues View Post

He has been terrible since the end of the 2009 season when the Cardinals collapsed late and backed into the postseason only to get swept by the Dodgers. Part of that collapse was Ryan Franklin's inability to keep it together late in that season. He had like 38 saves, but late he broke down and in 2010 he sucked ass and now this year he is sucking ass like a crack *****.

Why does TLR keep him around? He's sucked since the end of the 2009 season!
We never seem to have a closer / relief who can make a career out of it. Guys who get hot, but no one who seems to keep the job. It doesn't help that we seem to go down a starter every season and spread the workload on the bullpen, but yeah for a guy who's only playing 3 innings or less you might as well change it up while you can make a difference on the season.

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