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Jim Reeves' ridiculous suggestion

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Jim Reeves says John Danks should replace the injured Adam Eaton...

That's an absolutely horrible idea.

The guy is 20 years old. In his career, he's pitched 98 1/3 innings above A-ball -- all in AA -- and has a 5.49 ERA in those 98 1/3 innings.

He's likely not ready. He's not on the 40 man roster, so the Rangers would have to clear a spot for him -- not a big deal -- but then they'd also have to keep him on the 25 man roster all season, or else burn an option on him.

Someone -- I'm not sure who -- made a comment in another thread earlier today, when someone said Danks should be the 5th starter, asking when folks will learn that rushing a pitcher who isn't ready, then yo-yoing them between the majors and minors and running out of patience with them when they (as should have been expected) prove not to be ready, isn't a formula for success.

Reeves' column today indicates that he hasn't figured that out yet.

Hopefully, the Rangers have.