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Is there any decent chance Borowski assumes role of closer?

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Postby WharfRat » Sun May 29, 2005 12:02 am

HOOTIE wrote:The Cubs plan from the start was to ease JB back in (not closing). But Dempster is far from a sure thing. 4 saves isn't a lock. Chicago hasn't announced Dempster as their closer. Once he blows 1 or 2, look for JB to take the role imo.


I tend to agree with this side of it. I've never been a big Dempster fan, and I probably won't believe he's a seriously legit closer until he's had more time in the role. He may turn out to be born to close, but until then my money is still Borowski in the near future.
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Postby cordscords » Sun May 29, 2005 12:19 am

I dont think he moves back into the rotation. Rusch has pitched well since moving into the rotation, Jerome Williams figures to move into the rotation, Wood should be back sooner than later. And during his last couple of appearances he's looked pretty sharp.

But knowing Dusty Bakers ways, Paul Bako could be the next closer.

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Postby Ditka311 » Tue May 31, 2005 12:28 am

No. HTH
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Postby myteamsucks » Tue May 31, 2005 12:55 am

i think it'll be same situation as in SF. walker goo for first 6, 7 outings, then he sucks. i hope that happens to demspster.
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