Re: 8/23/12 - Reds @ Phillies
Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds
He has insisted on using Marshall as a LH specialist. Then when he yanked him when he shouldn't have in the first place, he put LeCure in the game, a bad idea given his recent struggles. After giving up the lead, he left Hoover in to pitch 2 innings with runners threatening. Oh and when we got a runner on he pinch hits just to bunt in front of 2 contact deficient hitters. The Brandon Phillips thing just topped it off.
I'm not seeing a problem with any of those things. At most, they're differences of opinion on how to manage a baseball game. You say potato, I say...
"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