The decision not to sign Slaten should have already been made. What about Burnett, Mattheus, etc? They are on the true hot seat for next year. Slaten has been the worst pitcher in baseball this year.
Uh, did you forget Burnett is under contract for next season?
Mattheus on the hot seat? As long as he has a decent spring I'd say he's damn near a lock to make the 'pen next season. Why would anyone think otherwise?