A closer controversy is not unlike a quarterback controversy. You know the drill: veteran star struggles... kid steps in and makes everything look easy... fans want to kick the old guy to the curb and go with the young gun.The rest of the column is informative and reasonable, like so few of his Globe columns.
Say hello to Jonathan Papelbon and Daniel Bard, the two most important residents of the Red Sox bullpen.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Back from vacation, Shank devotes his weekly CNN / SI column to the latest Red Sox controversy: Bard or Papelbon as closer?