Originally Posted by 19braves77
It takes longer for a pitcher to get back into the mindset of being a starter when they pitched a year or two from the bullpen. John Smoltz said the hardest thing was remembering to not max out his arm in the first inning and to pace himself. However, if you dont have a plus slider or cutter, your going to be a reliever anyways but its easier on a players arm to start then to come out of the bullpen.
I really doubt you would know that much about a Braves pitcher.