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Old 09-12-2013, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by BainesHOF View Post
Not missing any points. I now know some have trouble distinguishing the difference between common sense usage and proving you're not "reluctant" to pitch a fragile pitcher into the ground.
He was not overused. He is just injury-prone. Saying Crain was overused is like saying Quentin was overused when he was here. Some guys just get injured more than others. Regardless, a middle reliever is not bringing back much at all. The major benefit of trading Crain was always going to be salary relief. That's really all there is to it.
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