Re: Homer Bailey
Originally Posted by Austin Kearns
To me the real question being posed here, is that assuming Bailey has not been moved on to another organization coming into next season, what do you do with the guy if he still hasn't shown the ability to be a respectable rotation member?
I think you pitch him #5 until you have a better option for #5. The better option then forces your hand.
Given his age and potential, I think your hand is one of the following: 1) bullpen to buy time, 2) bullpen with the intent of changing his role, 3) try to trade him.
In my opinion, options 1 and 3 are preferable to option 2 because option 2 guts his value.
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