Originally Posted by CoMoChief
Well I dunno about that. A lot of people here give him a lot of love when he's nothing special, no more than your average bullpen guy that can eat away some innings. Don't think he should start. I think Crow needs to get the nod to start. Not to mention Duffy and Paulino will come back this season (I think) at which point Mendoza should go back to the pen.
Crow doesn't have a reliable third pitch that could get him into the starting rotation. He will not be able to mix up his pitches well enough once he starts seeing batters in their 2nd and 3rd at bats.