Doughhead wrote:I get the award for having the two closers that seem to be imploding completely before the season even starts. I'm just about in full panic mode. Sometimes I overreact. How worried should I be?
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Yes, there were. I don't have time to look up the numbers right now, but he was not looking good in ST last year. Also, at that time, he wasn't as firmly established, as he had only really been the closer for a couple of months.
While that is probably true, I think part of the problem was that the Sox starters were worn down from pitching so much in the playoffs the year before - most of them were still excellent in the first half of last season, but then wore down around the all-star break. For this reason I've avoided the Tigers and Cardinals starters to the greatest extent possible this year.