Originally Posted by coachpipe
Im still hoping that Jockety smartens up and keeps chapman in the pen. He will effect ALOT more games as a closer than he would as a starter. Not to mention he keeps Butts in seats all the way until the 9th inning. It seems to me all the baseball players would rather keep him in the pen and its the fans and front office who want to move him.
So would you rather have a lights out closer (which is what Chapman is) than an lights out starter (what Chapman could be)?
I will take a Verlander over a Kimbrel every day.