Re: Who are the Reds best relief prospects?
Originally Posted by puca
It seems to me that most impact relievers in the major leagues were starters until at least the upper levels fo the minors. It makes sense because to be a successful major league reliever you really need two plus pitches. Any minor league pitcher flashing 2 or more plus pitches will be given a long look as a starter.
Maybe that's 'old school' thinking and the trend is to groom relievers moreso than in the past. But that's why I really don't get too jazzed about minor league relievers to begin with. And why I don't like it when the Reds trade for them. ]
Yeah. Bring back tandem starters!!! Woohoooo!
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