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    Jerry Narron.

    In all my life of watching baseball, I don't know if I have EVER seen a dumber move than walking Howard with men on 1st and 2nd with no one out in the bottom on the 14th.


    I am just stunned right now.
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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    That really was a bad move. If he gets Howard out, then you have the pitcher for the second out/double play.
    This is the ol Left Hander rounding third and heading for home.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    I have to agree with you guys.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    He took a gamble and he lost, that's all it was. I'd advise him not to go to Vegas considering his luck on a lot of the gambles he seems to take though.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    What's scarier is that I think Bucky Dent agreed with the move.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    While I generally agree, the odds of Howard getting a hit in that situation is pretty good, so I don't really think it matters. It should never have come down to that. We had the lead twice and couldn't hold it either time.
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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    Considering the solid hit to end the game, I think the point is moot.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    Quote Originally Posted by Herd Fan
    What's scarier is that I think Bucky Dent agreed with the move.

    you mean Bucky "Bleepin'" Dent?
    Is it "next season" yet?

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    What's scariest is that he continues to take the Reds best and hottest hitter out of games that are not decided. It's a joke...

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsFanInMD
    Considering the solid hit to end the game, I think the point is moot.
    Good point, does ease the pain a little.
    Is it "next season" yet?

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    im still STUNNED he took our Edwin when he is HOT at the plate!!! argggggggg

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    EZ could not have gotten Howard out, and he played the odds and got the first out he wanted from the pitcher.

    Not an excuse, but when your pitcher can't get anyone out, it makes your managing a little tougher.

    I agree with the poster who said this one was lost by Bray and Guardado. Reds had the game and let it slip away.

    Faulting the 14th is sort of too easy.

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfan4445
    im still STUNNED he took our Edwin when he is HOT at the plate!!! argggggggg
    It's asinine!!! His reasons are stupid!!! He didn't take Dunn out, did he? I wouldn't take Dunn out either, but who would you rather have at the plate, especially right now? Dunn or Encarnacion? It's an easy answer...

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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    I mean, seriously...can anyone off hand think of a dumber move ever made by a MLB manager.
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    Re: Jerry Narron.

    Quote Originally Posted by EKURed
    It's asinine!!! His reasons are stupid!!! He didn't take Dunn out, did he? I wouldn't take Dunn out either, but who would you rather have at the plate, especially right now? Dunn or Encarnacion? It's an easy answer...
    True, but infield defense and outfield defense are apples and oranges. I don't think he should sub out EE either, but the odds of a booted grounder or bad throw are more likely than an outfielder making an error.


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