Originally Posted by M2
Nice post. It puts things in perspective. What Belisle did last year, and it shouldn't be underestimated, is take the ball 30 times and head out to the mound to start a major league game. That's a serious hurdle to clear, physically and mentally. Now he knows the grind associated with this job, how good the hitters are, the kind of consistency it takes to succeed.
We'll see how he responds, but he's in a real interesting place.
It'll be interesting to see what PECOTA predicts for 2008.