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by swerb » Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:51 pm
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 2:07 pm
by mark » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:16 pm
by Tree » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:32 pm
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 4:23 pm
by mark » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:10 pm
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:27 pm
As for Mota---what would you have done? Cabrera, Miller, and Bentacourt all went to the DL at the same time
and you are celebrating when a player like Bentacourt is available again...you know you are low on options.
Sauerbeck (who is gone now)?
when you spend weeks with Mota, Sauerbeck, Graves
by swerb » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:33 pm
by mark » Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:53 pm
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 6:07 pm
I disagree...I think you can certainly over-manage in these situations. I think that is especially the case when you have players struggling and trying to fit into roles. I think that quick hook and lack of faith leads to players tightening up
As for who he broke camp with---do you seriously think we would go into the season with 4-5 rookie relievers? This is supposed to be a contender, right?
by mark » Wed Jun 14, 2006 7:53 pm
These guys are getting paid to fit into whatever roles they are assigned
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:08 pm
I will agree that his handling of a pitching staff is questionable
but a real skipper needs to have an ability to know when to let a guy work out of a funk, when to yell at him, when to give up on him...maybe Wedge isn't as strong at that as some other guys.
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:09 pm
Wedge might not be pushing the buttons in the best combination, I don't think a mangerial change makes this team better.
by mark » Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:47 pm
by pup » Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:43 pm
Twice in the last 100 years of baseball, a managerial change in season lead to a big change in performance and team moving to the playoffs.
by mark » Thu Jun 15, 2006 9:58 am
by pup » Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:45 am
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