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Postby KillaBees800 » Sun Jun 18, 2006 1:42 pm

How secure is Borowski's job?? I noticed that Taylor Tankersley has been getting a few chances recently and has been doing well. Are these just times when Borowski is being rested or is this young gun moving in to the role??
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Postby smoovethug » Sun Jun 18, 2006 4:52 pm

Girardi has expressed interest in the past that he'd like to give some of his younger guys a shot at closing games as the year goes on, which is why Tankersley and Kensing have been getting some chances at it. I still think that Borowski has a good hold on the job though.
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Postby Secret Avatar » Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:20 am

Agree w above. Note also that, on Friday, Jobo had pitched three days in a row. Kensing started the ninth inning and Tankersley got the last out. Today, Jobo got the save in a 1-2-3 9th w/ 2 K.

Jobo is doing a servicable job as closer -- I don't think he's actually blown a save yet -- and there's no reason for Girardi to change horses in midstream. Long term is a different story, of course, but I think Jobo will get the lion's share of closing chances for 2006.

Jobo walks too many to be elite but he'll get some Ks, a decent ERA, and should finish the year with 20 to 25 saves, all for the price of a cup of coffee in most fantasy leagues.
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