Pioneer Press's John Shipley asked GM Terry Ryan about why Anthony Slama was not promoted.
[FONT=Georgia] Leaving Slama off the roster was particularly perplexing to fans who have been paying attention to the reliever the past few seasons.
[/FONT][FONT=Georgia]"I understand that," Ryan said. "That's because they see the numbers."[/FONT]
There is some more, but I don't want to copy the whole article. Go read it. It only takes a minute... Here is one more quote from the article:
[FONT=Georgia]"His statistical line is very, very impressive," Ryan said. "I know that, and I certainly took that into consideration. We know a lot more about Anthony Slama than we do Perdomo, to be quite frank. It's just like bringing up Escobar instead of (Brian) Dozier. We need to know something about some of these guys."[/FONT]