Why Daniel Bard Should Be a Starter for the Boston Red Sox

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Why Daniel Bard Should Be a Starter for the Boston Red Sox
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With Jonathan Papelbon now in Philadelphia, one of the Boston Red Sox' options at closer is current setup man Daniel Bard.

But last season in September, Bard posted an ERA of over 10 with multiple blown saves, proving that he may not be ready to take on the role of closer.

One thing the Red Sox could do with Bard, though, is convert him into a starter. It is a much bigger need for the Sox as the starting pitching market is much bleaker than the closer market.

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