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Old 07-09-2010, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by russ99 View Post
I like what the Sox are doing with Sale. Look at guys like Wood, Prior and Willis, all put up way too many innings their draft year and it came back to bite them.
I don't mean to be nitpicky and rude but all the guys you listed barely pitched in their draft years (Wood pitched 7.1 innings, Prior didn't pitch at all and Willis pitched 28). Still, I agree that having Sale pitch in the pen should be beneficial to his short term health.

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If the bullpen experiment doesn't work out, he didn't get overworked and begins next year in AA as a starter.
I really hope so. The Sox have rushed, albeit only two I can think of, prospects based on ST performance (Rauch and Logan) Also, I think he would begin his season in Charlotte if he does not make the rotation, considering that's where he would have pitched last this season.
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