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often closers are more vulnerable in non save situations
a different mindset

but there's nobody else but jeffries
And Cecil.

And Loup.

And Santos, if they get really desperate.

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There's a train of thought among some that closers should only be put in when they can earn the save. Personally I don't agree with it, but the specialization of the closer role has created that idea.



play until someone wins. And if we run out of pitchers in the bullpen, then we start putting position players on the mound.
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i had a pitching question but it flew out of my head. but i'll probably remember it later.

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That's just stupid. If the closer truly is your best reliever, he should be equally effective coming in for a save situation as he would be coming in to start any inning regardless of score.
i know
but its often true

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Bullpen looks pretty strong.
That it does. Really, Jeffress is the only potential weak link if his command issues continue.

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I'm pinch hitting Davis for Rasmus. Send him a message.

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And Cecil.

And Loup.

And Santos, if they get really desperate.
sure if you want back to back games
preferably not tho

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sure if you want back to back games
preferably not tho
Cecil and Loup can both pitch back to back games. Santos would only if the game went way too long.

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Gibby is putting a lot of faith into Rasmus.

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Another fabulous pop up by a member of the Black Hole of Batters.

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Well, Cloby's graduated from strikeouts to popups. That's progress, I guess.

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That it does. Really, Jeffress is the only potential weak link if his command issues continue.
Even then, you can shelter your 7th man in the bullpen. He is probably the odd man out though.

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Well, Cloby's graduated from strikeouts to popups. That's progress, I guess.
Baby steps nem... baby steps... next game he'll ground out 3 times

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good job De Rosa, he's better defensively too (at 3rd)

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