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matmat wrote:hmmm.. he had one BAD outing this season. without that outing his era is 2.8ish. I think farnsworth certainly deserves a shot
LaTroy is by far the best reliever on the Cubs. Any fellow Cub fan will agree with that.
New Zealand Fan wrote:I find this incredibly funny.
All you guys call for the head of Borowski and demand Hawkins gets the closers role.
He gets a chance and blows it (as he did regularly for the Twins) and all of a sudden Farnsworth becomes an option.
Farnsworth at the moment would be a terrible option as a closer.
Hawkins is a great set up guy as he has shown the past 2 seasons.
Borowski, despite currently having a high ERA and WHIP has been as good as automatic since the beginning of last year as a closer. He will remain the Cubs closer and if he gets regular work and save opps. will continue to be be very good doing it.
There is a certain irony in what happened today. The Cubs had given Borowski just 8 save chances despite winning 25 games this season and he had converted all of them.
Today they decide to give out 2 chances and both are blown.
Borowski will remain the closer.
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