All season long, the Orioles have had a reasonable chance to win a game if Cashner was starting ........ Cashner is starting, so the Orioles have a reasonable chance.
BOSTON RED SOX
Andrew Burton Cashner - RHP )) (9-4, 4.09 ERA) ) *
* )) (9-3, 3.83 ERA) OOO [BALTIMORE ORIOLES] OOOOO (0-1, 9.00 ERA ) OOO [BOSTON RED SOX]
BALTIMORE O RIOLES
Randall Asher Wojciechowski - RHP )) (0-3, 5.74 ERA)
The rule isn’t there for a teams benefit, it is there so teams don’t stash quality players in the minor leagues. And it does work as teams would trade guys who are ready but whom they don’t have 40 man space for instead of getting them selected in the rule 5 draft.