18 and 1 wrote:Geek wrote:18 and 1 wrote:
The dreaded CBC. Josh Kinney could get some save chances as well. This is a complete cluster f--k and we probably should stay clear of it. LaRussa isn't helping Motte's confidence by not letting him sink or swim tonight.
Motte is probably headed for long relief or even AAA. His confidence is kinda beside the point.
So what he blew a save the other day. Was he really given a chance to close? You would think his spring stats would carry more weight that one blown save and 2 hits.
I would think that the fact that the one-pitch approach isn't a recipe for success in the MLB carries more weight than no-pressure stats against minor leaguers and non-roster invitees.