Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 1/22/13
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With Spring Training less than a month away, the Red Sox 40 Man Roster should be fairly set until the end of camp. I'll take this opportunity to review the entire roster. Lets face it, there's not much else going on. "Whatever the Red Sox get from Daniel Bard is a bonus." "If Daniel Bard can figure it out, it will be like the best mid-season trade the club can make." Get ready to hear all these cliches during Spring Training as every Daniel Bard B-Game appearance and bullpen is scrutinized.  If he manages to go an inning without decapitating Wally from the mound, observers will be hoping that Bard has rediscovered the strike zone. For most of baseball history all relief pitchers had one thing in common:  they were not good enough to be starting pitchers.  A recent troubling trend in Major League Baseball is the trend of rushing premium arms to the majors to prop up the bullpen.  Rany Jazayerli and Joe Sheehan covered this in great detail on their excellent "Baseball Show wit...
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