Re: 8/15/2012 Mets at Reds
Originally Posted by PuffyPig
One thing for sure, your stater in game #1 will have at least 4 days rest before game 5.
The only chance you don't go with your #1 starter in game 5 is an injury or you weren't given a chance to set your rotation and your 1st game starter isn't at the front end of your rotation.
I agree. If things go normally, yeah I'd follow the conventional wisdom. But I'd STILL seriously consider carrying all 5 starters. Who do you replace them with if you don't carry them? We've got nobody of note in AAA really. Leake's got speed and can hit. Bailey or Bronson could be used as long men if need be. Just saying I'd consider it for sure.
Not to mention...the way these 5 starters have performed this year...they DESERVE to be on the playoff roster.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.
Last edited by _Sir_Charles_; 08-15-2012 at 10:33 PM.