Originally Posted by traderumor
I'm not following the high regards for Melancon. Right now, he's a one year wonder. I also don't see the connection between Bobby Valentine and a pitcher pitching bad. He gave up 8 homers in 45 innings. So Valentine influenced him to throw meatballs?
Valentine created an unstable work environment, not optimal for success. I'm not that high on Melancon either, but PNC's not a home run park either. I'd expect a little more success. Still, this is a typical Huntington deal. He's playing a shell game.
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