Originally Posted by TaylorStSox
Shutting him down for a month, then starting him without Spring training might be the worst thing they can do to his arm.
Agreed. I was of the opinion, apparently like everyone else, that they were shutting him down to save him for the postseason, and thought it would have made more sense to skip starts throughout the season rather than shut him down at the end.
Now, the move to completely shut him down makes a little more sense, if you had no intention of saving him for the postseason. Still think it's pretty stupid, though.