bAsKeTcAsE86 wrote:Clearly, he is trying to groom Myers into the closer's role, but why? Gordon is just fine there. There are 20 other teams out there that would love to have Tom Gordon closing games for them...
And if one of the previous posters is correct (and I wouldn't put it past this idiotic organization) and they are trying to showcase Lieber as trade bait, that is the stupidest thing I have ever heard. He is the 6th best SP on the team, and he is going to cost the Phillies several wins in what is shaping up to be the toughest division in the NL.
2006 pre-all star: 2.17 ERA, 1.10 whip, 21 saves
2006 post all star: 5.12 ERA, 1.55 whip, 11 saves
2007 so far: 4.91 ERA, 1.91 whip, 4 saves
2007 in bullpen - 11.57 ERA
2007 as starter - 1-0, 1.54 ERA
2007 starter - 0-2, 9.39 ERA
2007 reliever - 0-0, 2.25 ERA
You don't know more baseball than managers and general managers of major league baseball teams.