Originally Posted by Bumstead
Why is it important to have complete games? I think it's more important to keep these guys healthy and not have them throw too many pitches at this stage in their careers. Also, the bullpen is rested; no reason to leave Volquez out there beyond 110 pitches as far as I am concerned. If he had a no-hitter going then I put him back out there, otherwise, get a fresh arm out there and let Voquez/Cueto start preparing for the next game.
EXACTLY....he is making sure they are ready for the stretch run after the all star break. These guys are young and push their bodies farther than needed, Dusty is doing this the right way. Winnign cures alot of things but I see Dusty as doing EXACTLY what is needed here.