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Thread: Mack Jenkins named Reds Assistant Pitching Coach

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    Unsolicited Opinions traderumor's Avatar
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    Re: Mack Jenkins named Reds Assistant Pitching Coach

    Because I understand figures of speech. Your "guessing" is an if/then statement.

    Quote Originally Posted by mth123 View Post
    Never claimed otherwise. Why do you seem to have an issue with it?
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    Matt's Dad RANDY IN INDY's Avatar
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    Re: Mack Jenkins named Reds Assistant Pitching Coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Kc61 View Post
    I think folks are reading far too much into the simple hiring of Mack Jenkins as assistant pitching coach.

    It should be obvious that Walt's prime focus since last season has been on fixing the pitching staff. Trades for Latos. Trades for Marshall. Tells Fay next up is either to sign Cordero or add another reliever. LF has to wait for all that.

    Walt obviously has concluded that the pitching staff is the team's main concern and probably determined that an additional guy on the coaching staff devoted to pitching made sense and would help.

    I wouldn't read too much more into it.
    It's somewhat odd since it has never been done before, so there really is nothing obvious about it. Just my opinion.
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    Stat Wanker Hodiernus RedsManRick's Avatar
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    Re: Mack Jenkins named Reds Assistant Pitching Coach

    Let's just remember how Walt came to being the GM. He was an "advisor" long enough to the lay of the land and then the ax fell on Krivsky.
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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