MLB Discussion Thread, Part II: Yanks pay Ellsbury
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08-09-2013, 11:32 PM
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Oh he's certainly going to be it. I'm just saying he is more valuable being used to come in and get important outs rather than as a closer mindlessly coming in the 9th to "save" 3 run leads or come in up 1 or 2 and face the bottom of the order and such. Very misused position as normally the most important relief work is not done in the 9th inning.
Oh believe me I very much agree with this, there are many times in the game whether its the 7th, 8th, or 9th, that the "closer" should be brought in to get the biggest outs, but sadly the 9th inning has become the "closer"..
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