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
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
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
You can't use spring training performance as THE decider in this scenario though.
One of the two guys had an incredibly impressive couple
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
Totally agree. Let him figure it out at the ML level.