How will Farrell manage bullpen in the playoffs?

How will Farrell manage bullpen in the playoffs?
September 28, 2013, 3:15 pm
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The Red Sox bullpen has a lot of question marks in front of Koji Uehara.

The Baseball Show panel discussed how John Farrell will utilize his bullpen to bridge the gap between the starters and Koji Uehara.

Dan Shaughnessy brings up Ryan Dempster as a wild card in the bullpen.

"I wonder where Dempster comes into the mix, and Morales." said Dan Shaughnessy, "I still think Dempster comes into play as a guy who can (pitch in relief).  He's done this in his career.  I would trust that more than Workman, and certainly more than Thornton."

Bob Neumeier asked the panel if the starters could potentially be stretched out further because of the bullpen's struggles.  Lou Merloni doesn't believe that will be the case.

"I've always felt that during playoff baseball you have a quick hook." added Merloni, "But that's if you have a bullpen.  Most teams in the postseason have a bullpen… I still think (Farrell) is going to go to those guys."