Re: Dusty Baker Signs 2-Year Extension
Originally Posted by Stray
I like the move. We're definitely heading in the right direction and the players play hard for him.
I used to feel this way to an extent. I thought it was a Baker strong point that the players played hard for him. But after subscribing to MLB.TV and watching numerous games involving teams in playoff contention, I find that players playing hard is the default position. That would mean the players playing hard for Dusty is not really much of a plus. You can find an exception here and there. Think Valentine. But that is the exception rather than the rule.
Do you feel the Reds played any harder than the Giants? I don't. Do you feel that Bochy outmanaged Baker? Every day of the week and twice on Sunday.
Zero chance the Reds miss the playoffs!
Last edited by texasdave; 10-15-2012 at 07:13 PM.