AussieDodger wrote:Steve-o wrote:News on the Brewer Closer backup situation. Considering the spring that Villanueva has had, I can't say I blame the brewers for looking at McClungIf closer Trevor Hoffman doesn't recover from his oblique strain -- a distinct possibility at this stage -- McClung also is a candidate to close games, according to Macha.
Link to Milw Journal Sentinel article.
I wouldn't believe that for a second, as McClung has actually been worse the Villanueva.
Villanueva: 8.1 IP, 3HR, 3BB, 7K
McGarbage: 9 IP, 3HR, 6BB, 3K
Don't always believe what Macha says.
This is a pathetic situation - it's Mariner-esque. Hoffman is hurt and the season hasn't even started yet.
Definite downgrade on Gallardo - the only Brewer pitcher worth owning in standard leagues