pepperoncino wrote:i guess what i don't get is that Burgos is pretty good - 100 mph, split finger, nasty stuff, has his control issues in check, and seems to have the mentality for the closer role. in other words, a perfect fit. macdougal is ok, but not long-established or special. so why make an announcement a month before he is to return that he'll regain the closer role? what's the point?
Because of experiences. Burgos is still largely unproven, thought I like what he's doing so far this year(even yesterday, considering that some of the hits are on good pitches) and think if he can keep it up(that's THE Question right now) he's ready. 1 more year in Set-up won't hurt.