Originally Posted by duncan_idaho
So... if Motte is out an extended amount of time, do you guys think Rosenthal is eventually given the closer's role? I know Boggs has had some success, but he doesn't seem like the slam-dunk guy Rosenthal could be.
Rosenthal is definitely on the same path as Wainwright. Leverage him in non pressure situations. Promote to 8th inning. When the closer falters move him into the closer role for this year.
His true path in the Big Show is a starter.
How do Royal fans feel about a talented local KC kid not being drafted by the Royals?