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    Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    seems there will be changes now there is a god..I hope its not to late. I cant believe Gregg for Woody. When will this crap stop. who should our closer be



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Sad thing is he probably is the best person we have for a closer


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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Marmol but not as effective, but can close



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    If Marmol could hit the strike zone he would be perfect, but he hasnt done it all year so i dont see him doing it all of sudden now that he is the closer.


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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Well lets see what happens tonight on WGN



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    And to think it only took until August 18th to realize that Gregg isn't a good closer.



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave19642006 View Post
    Marmol but not as effective, but can close
    In what I've seen of Marmol this season, he has the stuff to close, but he has absolutely no control of his stuff, which will keep him from ever being a good closer. 52 walks and 67 strike outs is NOT a good ratio for a closer at all. While Gregg hasn't been great, his 23 walks and 58 strike outs is a much better ratio for a closer.



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    In what I've seen of Marmol this season, he has the stuff to close, but he has absolutely no control of his stuff, which will keep him from ever being a good closer. 52 walks and 67 strike outs is NOT a good ratio for a closer at all. While Gregg hasn't been great, his 23 walks and 58 strike outs is a much better ratio for a closer.
    His control has taken a real turn for the worse this year.


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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    In all seriousness, how about Guzman? He has showed he has the stuff, and he has the control. I'd think Pinella should at least think about him.



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Heilman?


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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Heilman?
    You mean Aaron "walk everyone" Heilman?



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

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    You mean Aaron "walk everyone" Heilman?
    Oh, yeah.

    I wanted to see if TarHeel had a "blood pressure rising" smiley. That's his favorite.

    Guzman makes as much sense as anyone back there right now.


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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    I would seriously consider Harden at closer.



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Oh, yeah.

    I wanted to see if TarHeel had a "blood pressure rising" smiley. That's his favorite.

    Guzman makes as much sense as anyone back there right now.
    And he's consistent... unlike marmol



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    Re: Pinella has had enough of Gregg I hope

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    If Marmol could hit the strike zone he would be perfect, but he hasnt done it all year so i dont see him doing it all of sudden now that he is the closer.
    I don't want Marmol anywhere near the closer spot. Even if he did have great control, he is best used as the fireman. A reliever who can come in and get out of a jam with a couple of strikeouts. Right now, Gregg is the best man for the job but he sucks at the moment, so I understand why Lou is removing him.



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