"And all the guys they're talking about bringing in are off the scrap heap. They're guys they're gonna sign to a minor league contract to see if he's got anything left, guys that have been released."
"I trust (Rizzo) to make moves at the right time. Now, I don't know if he'll necessarily be able to get the right one because he has budgetary constraints. I'm telling you, that's what's killing this team in terms of the bullpen," exclaimed EB.
"They have budgetary constrains. If they didn't, they'd go out and sign Kimbrel or some of these other guys. 100 percent."
"(Rizzo)'s limited. The Lerners have told him they don't want to go over whatever the threshold is. They're right up against it, they're limited!"
"We've seen early in the season, bullpens from the other teams are all a mess, too!" Flaim said. "It's the Achilles heel for most teams. Most teams have a really good closer — somebody that gets 40 saves, 45 saves, 50 saves, whatever it is — but those sixth, seventh, eighth inning guys, they all seem to be struggling."