Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager
Originally Posted by Dom Heffner
Leyland cost them that series. When Ortiz is up with the bases juiced, you bring in a lefty. Period.
Phil Coke was his only lefty available. Coke had been injured most of the season and had been mostly ineffective when used. Who's to say what would have happened had he brought Coke in? But I can't blame Leyland. Beniot was his closer and he should be able to get anyone out.
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