Originally Posted by smith288
7 SBs and 2 errors? That guy deserved getting yanked like any pitcher. THere aint any rules stipulating that you cant be yanked mid inning for sucking it up.
The fact that there are no rules against it doesn't mean it's a common practice, or an easy decision for a manager to make. It's the same as pulling a hockey goalie when he's having an off night--it's frequently a necessity, but it doesn't mean the coach enjoys doing it.