Re: 5/27/12 Rockies at Reds
Originally Posted by Kc61
Sure there was. You avoid using multiple relievers. You pin down the win without problems.
Aroldis hadn't pitched for two days. Well rested.
There's no perfect right or wrong, but I would have just had Aroldis get the five outs.
OK and I understand why someone wants to bring in Chapman earlier, though I'd rather pick my spots with him and increase the likelihood they can use him in a stretch of games.
But you are correct... there's no perfect right or wrong answer, which I why I think the criticism of what Dusty "should have done" is a bit overboard.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda