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Who will be the first closer to lose his job?

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Who will be the first closer to lose his job?

Poll ended at Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:36 pm

B. Jenks
5
6%
J. Borowski
2
2%
T. Jones
9
10%
J. Julio
8
9%
R. Dempster
39
44%
S. Torres
13
15%
J. Isringhausen
1
1%
J. Valverde
1
1%
A. Benitez
5
6%
Other (explain below)
6
7%
 
Total votes : 89

Who will be the first closer to lose his job?

Postby pope » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:36 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I as a simple question: Who will be the first closer to lose his job this year? I am not counting closer by committees or whatever it is that the Reds are doing.

This year seems an especially terrible year for closers, so there are a ton of options.
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Postby Doughhead » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:39 pm

I'm gonna go with Dempster. Unreliable + New Manager + Pressure to be good right away + other decent options in the 'pen = very poor job security.
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Postby smoovethug » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:40 pm

I vote Dempster, he just isn't very good and they have other options in the pen like Howry and Wood whenever he gets healthy. In another poll, who will be the first person to note that "lose" is spelled wrong in the poll title? ;-7
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Postby pope » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:47 pm

Marginal Talent + Capable Backups + My Fingers Crossed = Todd Jones
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Postby GradysBaby133 » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:49 pm

voted for Todd Jones, Zumaya will be closing soon than later i think. Torres was a close second, I see Capps being the closer of that team.
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Postby Old_Style » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:53 pm

I went with Dumpster.
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Postby pope » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:56 pm

Kingctb27 wrote:I went with Torres just because Saito isn't availible...


Sorry about that. There was a limited number of slots that the system would let me use as options in this poll. So, I had to remove one crappy closer: It was Saito.
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Postby TheRock » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:18 pm

To me the race is between Lidge and Gagne, with Gagne already winning I guess by starting the season on the DL.
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