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Summary[]

Ben and Sam discuss the Reds’ and Angels’ approaches to bullpen-building, how Cincinnati’s philosophy affects Aroldis Chapman’s future, and which way the wind is blowing where the closer role is concerned.

Topics[]

  • Building a bullpen
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • Los Angeles Angels
  • Aroldis Chapman

Notes[]

  • Sam, on Ben's topic selection: "That's unfortunate because that is not the kind of topic that I can furiously Google."
  • The Reds' starting rotation, and Chapman's place in it, will be determined by if they acquire a closer in the offseason.
  • What is the number of saves a player needs to get to be seen as a 'proven closer'?

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