Originally written on Razzball  |  Last updated 10/15/14
Sing it with me everyone: Tis the season for broke closers.  Tommy, Tommy John, John, John, John, John!  That sounded great.  Except for you in the back.  Thought I heard an old mule getting strangled.  The regular season hasn’t even started and we’ve lost Joakim Soria and Ryan Madson to the knife.  Last time I checked – which was like five seconds ago so don’t even attempt discrediting it – those two didn’t have a long injury history.  Throw in Drew Storen and his enflamed joint – hopefully he got his medical marijuana card for that – and you have a year already in flux at closer.  In this year of twelve after twenty – sorry, Grey has mandated calling 2012 that for Razzball now – we have only had one closer from the ‘my arm will fall off eventually’ club go down to injury in Andrew Bailey.  So what better year for Andrew Cashner to step up and give the San Diego Padres yet another reason to trade Huston Street to a contender by the All-Star Break if he doesn’t break before
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