Seattle Mariners: Reasons to Keep or Remove Brandon League from Closer's Role

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Seattle Mariners: Reasons to Keep or Remove Brandon League from Closer's Role
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When it was revealed that closer David Aardsma would miss as much as the first month of the season, the initial reaction from many fans was one of apathy.

It wasn't apathy for Aardsma's health, or apathy for what Aardsma offers the team on the field and in the trade market. Fans just seemed to write it off a bit, because no one assumed the Mariners would have more than a handful of save opportunities to give Brandon League, Aardsma's replacement in the interim.

Aardsma is going to get his closer job back when he returns. That's already been stated by club officials. However, for the sake of argument, what reasons would there be to keep or remove League from the role based on his work thus far?

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