Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
You said not to trust the numbers, that he profiled as a setup man at best. We argued about this. You insisted that his role wasn't as a starter-- not even a bad one-- because he didn't have three pitches.
Therefore, he was a flash in the pan. (My words, not yours, but your explanation.)
Now, he's shown (again) the slider. Perhaps it goes away again. Perhaps it doesn't. Regardless, he's shown he has it. (Again.)
No, I said without a third pitch, he was a bullpenner.