Re: Narron blaming fans and media for switching Coffey to closer?
Originally Posted by zombie-a-go-go
Someday this will be common (baseball) sense. Use your best reliever in your tightest situation, no matter what "title" he's been given.
That is how ace relievers were used until the last couple of decades. In the 1970s guys such as Goose Gossage and Rollie Fingers were not always "saved" for the ninth inning; they were used at the critical part of the game, and if the critical part was the seventh inning, in they came.
"Hey...Dad. Wanna Have A Catch?" Kevin Costner in "Field Of Dreams."