Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I'm curious why people are assuming Parra would get the LOOGY gig when Jose Arredondo was just as effective against lefties last year and has been dominant against them for his whole career. Is it just not "traditional" enough?
Given the make-up of the pen, Arredondo is probably going to be needed to be more than just a loogy. His ability against Lefty hitters means he won't get taken out when a lefty comes up, but I doubt he'd be the guy they'd burn just to get one lefty hitter out.