Originally Posted by CoMoChief
I agree with this...but Mendoza is what he is...your next recently overachieving Royals pitcher whom everyone seems to think he's something he's not. He's a garbage man...someone you need to stick out there a couple few innings a couple times a week to give the pen needed rest. He's not a starter and should be sent to the pen once Paulino and Duffy get back.
Mendoza had a 1.6 WAR last year in 25 starts. He earned a shot at the 5th starter spot. That's about what he is, and I don't think anyone here thinks he's anything more than that.