Re: Please tell me the Reds aren't keeping Aroldis at closer...
Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
Maybe some guys are just better in the closer's role.
Prove to us that Chapman is better in the closer's role than in the starter's role.
It's impossible to prove that because we don't know. He was signed as a starter. He started a few times in the minors and had success. He moved to the bullpen out of necessity and was VERY good there. But that doesn't mean he fizzled out as a starter.
If you're scared to find out who he is as a starter because of what could happen to his head if he's not successful, that's absolutely fine. But we can't say he's better as a closer than a starter because we just don't know.
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