Originally Posted by Nasty_Boy
I want my best available pitcher out there with the game on the line... I don't want to save Marshalll just because he could possibly save the game. Go to Marshall, if he gives up a hit, fine... At least you were beat with your best. I hate saving guys for possible situations, especially situations that won't appear if you don't go to the plate again.
If you use Marshall to hold the tie, and the Reds score in the top of the next inning, you still have to use Simon for the save. Simon was getting into the game, no matter what, it just was a matter of when.