"I don't think it's a reason to take me out of the rotation," Silva said. "They're the boss. They're the ones that make the decisions. If I have to win my spot again, I do it. I don't have any problem with that."
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Silva, however, said "no chance" to a Triple-A assignment and then criticized first-year pitching coach Mark Riggins for not "being straight" with him about the team's plans.
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