Originally Posted by OneEyedJack
If Chapman does not want to be a starter I guess this is the right move. If he cannot get his head around being a starter it probably would not work.
I am worried though. I don't think Leake is a terrible #5 but I worry about what happens now if any of the starters get hurt.
It shouldn't be his choice.
What pitcher wouldn't want to cash a multi-million dollar check and throw one inning every few games if given the option?