Re: Red Sox about to aquire Hanrahan?
Originally Posted by traderumor
I'll put it this way. A backend of Grilli, Hughes and Melancon is not likely the start of a contending team's bullpen.
If Melancon can replicate Hanrahan's 2012 production they'll be just fine. Their bullpen ranked 7th out of 16 in the NL.
The Pirates problem has been offense for a while now, and that hasn't changed for 2013...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."