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Myers to assume closer duties while Gordon out

Postby magoosh007 » Thu May 03, 2007 3:18 pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Myers will be the team's closer for a four-game series against the Giants that starts tonight. The team sent Tom Gordon back to Philadelphia to have his shoulder examined after he complained of soreness.
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Postby san76er » Thu May 03, 2007 4:45 pm

Does anybody think Gordon is really going to get his job back as closer if he becomes healthy again? I speculate Myers takes the job and runs with it. Putting Gordon into a setup role when he returns.
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Postby Justblaze » Thu May 03, 2007 5:09 pm

It all depends. I personally think Gordon will get it back or be traded. I have Myers and would love for the Phillies to sweep their weekend series with Myers pitching perfect for saves. If he does that and doesn't look shaky, he has a shot to keep it. I doubt he does though....But heck, I have no idea what Manuel is thinking. :-?
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Postby dans2 » Thu May 03, 2007 5:13 pm

No, Gordon will not be back to Philadelphia closing, and perhaps pitching all together.
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