Originally Posted by Cedric
Ok, explain how though? I don't really care about what ACTUALLY happened. I care about a manager putting players in bad situations. Why was Mercker brought in for a .200 hitter, Melvin Mora, and Miguel Tejada? When Ryan Wagner or David Weathers were ready to pitch.
Historically, Merker has been about the same pitcher against lefties and righties so this was not a situation he would likely fail in. He is not your typical lefty pitcher and he should not be used as one. I don't see how it was such a poor move by Miley.