Re: 5/19/12 - Reds at Yankees
Originally Posted by reds44
When has Chapman walked anybody in bunches this year? It appears he has solved that problem. Marshall is a quality set up man. We know this. And being a closer isn't as simple as being a strike thrower.
And moving to Aroldis to the closer role...we "know" this won't affect him and make him start the walks rolling in? We "know" that moving Sean to the 8th inning makes him "unhittable" again? No. We don't know these things. Sometimes guys miss their spots, sometimes they don't have their good stuff and sometimes the hitter simply beats you.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.