Re: Q&A With Wayne Krivsky
Originally Posted by Sea Ray
I thought it was a very weak almost worthless interview. We learned very little about Wayne's philosophy although the questions on the minor league limits on pitch counts and taking strikes was good.
Rather than ask him how good a player he was and what position he played, I'd have rather JF asked him:
1) With the trading of contact hitter Sean Casey this team may very well strike out more than it did last year when it led the league. Does this concern you or are you of the belief that strike outs are over rated as evidenced by the number of runs the Reds scored?
2) The last couple of years Reds fans have frequently heard the term "pitch to contact" regarding a philosophy of how the pitchers will be coached. Are you an advocate of this philosophy and will this be taught by Vern Ruhle and on down the organization?
There will be time for that, and I highly doubt that John Fay will be the man to ask him those questions.
On the other hand, I think we already know the answers to them.
"My mission is to be the ray of hope, the guy who stands out there on that beautiful field and owns up to his mistakes and lets people know it's never completely hopeless, no matter how bad it seems at the time. I have a platform and a message, and now I go to bed at night, sober and happy, praying I can be a good messenger." -Josh Hamilton