Originally Posted by dougdirt
without knowing what the organization wants him to do with certain guys in certain situations
This is the bottom line. Unless you work in the Reds PD department, you have very little idea of how good a manager he is, and even they may not know.
Matt Walbeck got fired after leading his team to the Eastern League championship in AA and the best record in Altoona.
Winning means something, don't get me wrong, but losing means almost nothing in the minors.