You can't judge a closer until he actually pitches in games that matter, which Reed hasn't. We're rebuilding. Give him some time.
With that said, I would trade him in a heartbeat for a good deal. We won't need a closer for a couple years.
Originally Posted by shoota
I'm not counting this homerun or his 3 RBI from today's game because of the game situation. I'm not counting his pinch hit solo homerun in a blowout win in Colorado. In my book, Crede has 2 less home runs than his statistics show, 4 less RBI, and one less walk (the one where he pinch hit for Uribe after coming in with a 3-0 count and taking one pitch).