• Cashman: Mo not returning in 2012

    We’ve heard from no less an authority than Mariano Rivera’s physical therapist that the Yankees’ closer could possibly be ready to pitch before the end of the 2012 season, but Brian Cashman was on Jim Duquette’s SiriusXM radio show today and shot those rumors down in the strongest possible terms, adding some pretty stern comments for the doctor to boot:

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    rajah

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    I disagree that Severino or any young pitcher with options should be given a long leash to figure out his command and secondary pitches at the major league

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    Melancynic

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    1. What lack of strikeouts are you speaking of? Montgomery has struck out nearly a batter per inning over ~300 minor league innings. I'm guessing you

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    DaBliz

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    For the record, I'm totally fine with Montgomery getting a spot in the rotation. While I think Green has better stuff--and thus, a higher ceiling--I think

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    Melancynic

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    You can't use spring training performance as THE decider in this scenario though.

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    Melancynic Yesterday, 10:21 PM Go to last post
    51

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    Which is really the only metric that matters if it's not an incredibly close race. I still think that Severino can be a quality starter, but I'll trade

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    Melancynic

    Re: 2017 Spring Training Thread

    Totally agree. Let him figure it out at the ML level.

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