Originally written on Five Tool Tool  |  Last updated 4/8/12
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This doesn't give me any real joy to write, of course. It's basically the baseball equivalent of arguing for the euthanasia of a beloved pet.But if a 49-year-old guy is your #2 starter, and he's a marginal at best candidate to keep the job for any real length of time between his own effectiveness and health concerns...Well, that's not really a great thing to say about your organization, or the way you seek and find talent, is it?Especially when it's April, when healthy pitchers should not be hard to find, and the games all matter a lot, because everyone is in the playoff hunt and setting the tone early is important.Look, I get that Jamie Moyer is adorable on every level. I get that he gives hope to Middle Aged Men everywhere, that he's been getting guys out with smarts over stuff for decades, that he's overcome odds and realities that have ended the careers of tens of thousands of guys before him. I even get that he might be one of Colorado's five best ideas to start a game right no...
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