OK, three out of five ain’t too bad. I am now confident that Hellickson, Phillips, Hernandez, Bennett, and Vasquez are the Durham Bulls started rotation, so let’s finish this out.
Jeff Bennett, RHP, 30
Jeff’s had a good bit of major league time, almost all as a reliever, so I guess that’s why I didn’t expect to see him in a starting role. On the other hand, the three appearances he had with us last August were all as a starter. Oft-injured. Maybe this is his year.
Virgil Vasquez, RHP, 27
Basics, stats, more stats
DRR had it right a couple of days ago. Vasquez has been mostly a starter in his career. Should have seen that when I was making up my earlier list. Lots of Triple A time in the International League with Toledo and Indianapolis. He’s got some interesting stats. He might be a real asset this year. Has done well against the Bulls. Here’s hoping he can do something for us.