Originally Posted by Fungo
From the article...
Sounds familiar, maybe the Sox are trying to take a page out of the Twins book in regards to McCarthy.
They did the same thing w/ Liriano. They wouldn't have had to play .800 ball to catch us had he started the season in the rotation.
And we used Buehrle in the bullpen his first season (by and large) although he was undoubtedly better than some of our ailing, veteran starters like Baldwin, Parque and Eldred.