Depth is a good thing. Redlegs seem to have quite a bit of it these days.
Isn't depth great? And that's why this is a good move. At long relief, Leake should only work maybe once a week, which will help keep his arm fresh. And the rest of the time he'll be available to pinch hit/pinch run. Depth is indeed a good thing.
Good insurance if Homer (or other SP) isn't consistent. What's gonna happen when Harang thinks he's ready? Maybe another "long man" outta the pen? I guess it's a good dilemma to be in. I wonder how much veteran leadership and team chemistry will enter into their decision?
If Harang doesn't start getting Minor Leaguers out, I don't care what he thinks. In my humble opinion, he should have already made his last start as a Red. The current rotation has five better pitchers (and Leake). Barring two injuries, I don't see how Harang makes it back into the mix.
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