“We’re long from outlining what roles are going to be. But I think most importantly is Daniel’s outlook, having learned from the struggles of a year ago and knowing what makes him an effective pitcher.”
It’s far too early to judge. But Bard speaks like a man confident the clouds have parted.
“If I come in here and take care of business and throw the ball the way I’m capable of, a role or a spot will make itself available,” he said.
“l know I have some things to prove. But I also know that I feel good right now and I know that in the past when things have felt good, it takes care of itself. Having trust in my own abilities and having trust that God has a plan for me and it’s not all in my hands. I’m just going to take care of what I can take care of and trust that I’ll end up where I’m supposed to.”