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Fullboat
04-21-2006, 04:21 PM
Tom Hume has taken over for Vern Rhule(get well Vern)until his return.Now I know that
our bullpen are not the "Nasty Boys" (well not in a good way :D )but Hume seemed to
work wonders with these guys.Should the Reds move him back and get an interim
pitching coach or does he handle both jobs?

RedsManRick
04-21-2006, 04:25 PM
Considering only your title, I'd say yes. He can't be much worse than Burns...

Matt700wlw
04-21-2006, 04:26 PM
Tom Hume has taken over for Vern Rhule(get well Vern)until his return.Now I know that
our bullpen are not the "Nasty Boys" (well not in a good way :D )but Hume seemed to
work wonders with these guys.Should the Reds move him back and get an interim
pitching coach or does he handle both jobs?

I vote for Mario Soto. :)

GAC
04-21-2006, 04:27 PM
I know that
our bullpen are not the "Nasty Boys" (well not in a good way :D )but Hume seemed to work wonders with these guys.

Define "work wonders"? ;)

This BP is downright terrible. They should be lined up along the BP wall and given a blindfold and cigarette. :lol:

Fullboat
04-21-2006, 04:33 PM
Define "work wonders"? ;)

This BP is downright terrible. They should be lined up along the BP wall and given a blindfold and cigarette. :lol:

:D Well work wonders is a bit much but they were a little better last year.

traderumor
04-21-2006, 04:37 PM
What I have realized during Tom's stint as interim pitching coach was that they've been ordering too many pizzas in the bullpen. Those frequent walks to the mound are good for him.