Originally Posted by blandman
I hope you're right. I never get that concept though. He's the long man for a reason. You should be able to stretch him out over the course of one outing to get him acclimated to starting. Otherwise, what are we doing with him? Shouldn't we be preparing Santiago for the possibility of a starting role? He's next in line if any of five guys go down long term.
I'm not saying that it is what I would do, I'm just saying it is probably indicative of what they are thinking.