Found December 30, 2011 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
Yes, it’s still EXTREMELY early and tons of things could (and should) change between now and April 5th, but since we are now under 100 days until the season and there isn’t much else going on at the moment, here’s a look at the Bucs as they currently stand. I started with the rotation. Next up: the bullpen. Here’s how the ‘pen would probably look if the season started tomorrow: Joel Hanrahan (closer) Evan Meek (setup…?) Jason Grilli Chris Resop Daniel McCutchen Tony Watson Jared Hughes / Chris Leroux / Daniel Moskos / ?? Obviously, Hanrahan is about as good as it gets at closer. The set-up role, though, is very much in the air. Who knows what version of Evan Meek will come into camp? If it’s the All-Star version, that’s great, but All Star Evan was nowhere to be found this year among his injuries. If he struggles again, someone lower on the list will have to step up and take that role (most likely Grilli or Resop). Neal Huntington has loved to pick up useful bullpen guys off the s...
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