For some reason I'm getting a sense of optimism regarding Kuroda
I read that quote and went, "Why's that quote significant?" Then realized Chapman pitches the 8th inning+
I think he would have been in the minors if Prado was still here, but maybe not. If not, I agree with you; the bench would be weakened by everyone chaining
When I posted the original comparison - I viewed it in terms of Cash's ability to incrementally upgrade the team from the starting pieces to current pieces.
He should be bannan'd.
A guy (Refsnyder) who is now a starter would've been available as a reserve plain and simple. You could argue semantics about the roster, but it was