March 18, 2014

Royals shouldn’t pen Danny Duffy to a relief role in the majors

The Royals season changed the other night when Ned Yost confirmed Yordano Ventura will be in the starting rotation. But instead of the original plan for Danny Duffy to develop in Class AAA Omaha and provide insurance, the Royals are looking at him to complete their big-league bullpen. The plan stinks of letting emotions trump logic, even if the Royals are adamant they are not giving up on Duffy as a starter.

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