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This spring has brought us more stories of the Joba Rules. It has also created more pitchers likely to go under similar rules and talked about in "Is he (pick your guy) best suited as a starter or a reliever?" Most relievers are failed starting pitchers. The New York Yankees closer extraordinaire Mariano Rivera is one such example. At 25 years of age, Rivera started 10 games in 1995 (the season before Joe Torre became manager), producing a 3-3 record, 5.94 ERA and 1.680 WHIP . While their were flashes of brilliance, such as this July 4's (George's Birthday) eight inning, 11 strikeout, zero run gem *, there were obvious duds, too, like three of his first four career starts when he gave up more earned runs than innings pitched in each of those contests.  *It is interesting to ...

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