How was Richard's progress under Don Cooper?
I believe he was rounding into a decent pitcher.
Whatever...I am discussing as an EXAMPLE the idea of keeping young players, building a clubhouse culture, THEN augmenting that culture with some free agents.
The other way around has been a debacle.
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