Originally Posted by reds44
I agree, but Arroyo gets blame as well.
I don't know what you expected from Arroyo. He is coming off one of the worst pitching seasons I can remember. He threw six excellent innings. He allowed one earned run and was burned by a stolen base/throwing error.
He was simply left in too long. His manager didn't protect him.
Most pitchers have a point where they need to come out. I don't blame the pitcher if the manager lets him go too far. That's what happened today.
No, I don't blame Arroyo.