pilambp wrote:Mookie4ever wrote:Hey boys,
there is a new forum for these posts. It's called the Game Commentary, Jubilation and Venting forum.
Lets use it so that we don't clutter up the FBT forum ok?
This post isn't a game commentary... rather it's speculation on Toronto's new closer.
You got me. I agree.
I had just posted the identical (almost) post in the other forum.
The Jays have had no luck at all with closers and it is now a cursed position on the team. Politte, Lopez, Lightenberg, Speier, Adams - these are all good pitchers who blew up in this role.
There is something to be said about the mental toughness required of a closer. We need somebody who can hold it together for 3 outs. Maybe get Koch back.
Sadly the Jays could only afford to spend about $3M on their bullpen this offseason. These cheapos sometimes pan out, but more often than not they blow up.
I hope that they don't ruin Frasor by sticking him in there. There best bet is to pick up a Koch/Mantei/Worrell/Beck/Carter who has done the job before but might be a bit more expensive.