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Old 12-19-2013, 06:42 PM
shingo10 shingo10 is offline
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
Saying saves are not important =/= Saying bullpen is not important... Much in the same way saying a pitcher's win-loss record is not important =/= starting pitching is not important... Or saying runs batted in are not important =/= saying having good hitters at the top and middle of your lineup is not important.

These are all key components of a winning baseball team. Just those ways to analyze them are stupid.

Reading comprehension, Son. Mercy.
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Originally Posted by SephClone89 View Post
Nobody said the bullpen isn't important.

Saying the bullpen is important and then getting a response saying I was brainwashed into thinking that would imply that they don't think the bullpen is important, no?

Anyway back to the trade...I'm all for it but I don't buy the notion that a good closer is easily replaceable. If that part of the bullpen is broke then it makes for a long season.
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