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A SP's spot in the rotation?

Postby Sp_Da_Man » Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:42 pm

We always here stuff like "he's slated to be the #3 in the starting rotation" etc.. Does it really matter? Do we take too much into it?

Specifically I read where Jon Lieber is going to be Philly's #1 and that hurts his value because he'll be going against other teams #1 starter.

I'm sure the first few weeks that might be the case but won't once we get going will it really matter?
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:44 pm

No it doesn't matter.
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Postby Dans » Thu Feb 24, 2005 3:05 pm

Honestly it doesn't matter after the first week or so.
If his oppoent has had an extra off day during week 1, now he's pitching against the #5 starter.
Between skipping starts/injuries and scheduling differences, the spot in the rotation is irrelevant.
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