Quote to note

Quote to note

"Those guys did an extraordinary job pitching in the roles that they did last year, and were a big part of the success our bullpen had and our team had. So we certainly feel comfortable with hem continuing to pitch in the roles they pitched last year, but also feel they're capable of assuming the ninth-inning duties, if we need it."
-- Antonetti, on relievers Allen and Shaw

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