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Old 01-14-2013, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by LoveYourSuit View Post
I disagree on that.

They used 3 closers that year and Cotts + Polite were the only reliable arms night in and night out.

Those 3 closers all had shaky moments throughout the year. Shingo was bad. Hermanson had a bad back. Jenks was a rookie who actually blew a save in the WS.

All the credit to me goes on that starting staff. They carried that team to a Championship.
JoeYoung is correct about the bullpen. It was an outstanding lockdown bullpen the likes of which we haven't seen since then. Just look at the stats.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/CHW/2005.shtml
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