Originally Posted by BigRedChief
Are they not starting and throwing pitches every 5 days in Memphis? Where is the saving their arms occurring?
Of course they are, but Martinez has 17 innings in 4 starts. You can't afford to do that regularly in the majors. Granted they will eventually stretch that out a bit, but nothing like what would be needed with the big club. The point is we don't have to use them now.