Originally Posted by RedEye
I think Keri's argument has more to do with usage than with total innings. The idea would be to use Chapman in a more specialized, situational role to put out fires.
Obviously thats not what kerri was referring to because thats not the way Gossage was used. When Gossage came in during the 7th, he stayed to finish. He was not a "specialist", he was a closer who often pitched multiple innings.