Duensing's a sunk cost. Diamond's salary is only guaranteed if he makes the team. Duensing has pitched in relief for several years. Diamond, not so much. **Duensing is tough on lefties**, again, Diamond, not so much.

Disturbing signs of decline for Duensing against LHBs last year? (Scroll all the way to the right hand side):

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[TH="class: rgHeader"]Season

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[TH="class: rgHeader"]Handedness

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[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]IP

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[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]ERA

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]TBF

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]H

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]2B

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]3B

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]R

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]ER

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]HR

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]BB

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]IBB

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]HBP

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]SO

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]AVG

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]OBP

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]SLG

[/TH]

[TH="class: rgHeader, align: right"]wOBA

[/TH]

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[TD="class: grid_line_regular"]2013

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular"]vs L

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]30.1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]- - -

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]132

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]37

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]6

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]10

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]10

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]3

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]7

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]36

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].298

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].344

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].443

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].341

[/TD]

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[TR="class: rgAltRow"]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular"]2013

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular"]vs R

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]30.2

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]- - -

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]136

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]31

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]5

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]2

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]18

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]17

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]15

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]3

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]1

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"]20

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].258

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].348

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].364

[/TD]

[TD="class: grid_line_regular, align: right"].311

[/TD]

[/TR]

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