RELIEVERS: 2023 NL Spring Training observations

With opening day just days ahead, this column takes a look at how spring training went for relievers in pens where roles might not have been set when pitchers and catchers reported back in February. For the most part, we still don't know the roles, but we can make a few observations. All caveats apply. In fact, we may be dumber by drawing any conclusions based on five innings of work in spring games against what could be a wide variety in quality, without knowing really anything about what is going on every day on back fields or in tunnels.

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