Re: Who is the best manager in the game today?
Originally Posted by edabbs44
Real time Reds Zone: What are people's thoughts on J Maddon's handling of Alex Cobb tonight? Over 100 pitches through 4, he is striking out everyone, he brings him out for the 5th and Cobb finishes with 117 pitches in total.
Bad move. That many pitches in such a low number of innings is worse than normal because he's not getting to rest between innings as much. Lots of pitches in one inning fatigues you quicker than a bunch of innings. Bad move.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.