Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer If you had to choose a closer right now, replacing Andrew Bailey, what would you do? We have seen the lack of focus. Have we reached Closerpocalypse yet, suggesting it is time to put the 9th inning into the hands of Andrew Miller? It seems that Koji Uehara might be the guy to lean on, or is he? Luckily the General Manager has the closer issue on his radar. I just wonder if there is really any need to jettison good prospects to fill the closer roll on some trade move. As I have mentioned before, I think it is time for a situational closer setup. In this setup the manager can choose the pitcher for the 9th based on how the game is going, who is fresh, and who matches up best against the last three opposing hitters. The up side of this setup is that Andrew Bailey would get some time to get back into whatever state he needs to be in to stop throwing up in the zone, to start attacking the strike zone, and convince the Red Sox he is the man to close
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