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Postby madstork43 » Mon Apr 10, 2006 1:58 pm

Can we expect him to keep the closer job in Detroit or is old man Todd Jones going to retake the role once he is off the DL?
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Postby j_gilday » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:04 pm

with the money they are giving Jones, I'm pretty sure he'll get his job back when he comes off the DL.
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:18 pm

it's Jones job, Rodney is just holding it for him
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Postby CruiseJD » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:27 pm

With the way Rodney is pitching, any chance a team may try to acquire him as a closer? He had decent numbers as a MR in 2005 and is proving he can handle the closer's role in 2006.
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:59 pm

CruiseJD wrote:With the way Rodney is pitching, any chance a team may try to acquire him as a closer? He had decent numbers as a MR in 2005 and is proving he can handle the closer's role in 2006.


i guess it's possible, but he's never been what i would call lights out. i dont see the Tigers trading him either unless they get a great deal, and i dont think Rodney warrants that
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Postby dooz » Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:30 am

Dan Lambskin wrote:
CruiseJD wrote:With the way Rodney is pitching, any chance a team may try to acquire him as a closer? He had decent numbers as a MR in 2005 and is proving he can handle the closer's role in 2006.


i guess it's possible, but he's never been what i would call lights out. i dont see the Tigers trading him either unless they get a great deal, and i dont think Rodney warrants that


id have to agree with that but who knows. Rodney pitched pretty well in the closer role over a couple short stints last year, if my memory serves. I have Jones/Rodney in one league and picked Rodney up when a Jones manager failed to pick him up. I might hold onto Rodney for a while in my large roster 12 team league just in case.
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