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Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The colossal, inexplicable mistake of Buck Showalter

You have to get the lead before you can protect it. You don’t get the lead by giving up runs using an inferior pitcher.

“Sure, it crosses your mind from about the sixth inning on,” Showalter said. “So there’s a bunch of decisions to make there during the course of the game. Our pitchers pitched real well the whole game to hold that club to two runs at that point. You could make a case, probably other than Zach, Ubaldo is pitching better than anybody we’ve had for the last six or seven starts.”

Jim Furtado Posted: October 05, 2016 at 06:58 AM | 113 comment(s)
  Beats: blue jays, buck showalter, orioles, playoffs, wild card

Orioles don’t use Zach Britton against Toronto | MLB.com

So he wastes him in the pen instead of pushing him for two innings? That makes no sense at all.

Britton warmed up three times: in the eighth, ninth and 10th innings. But he never got the call, prompting extensive criticism.
...
“There’s a lot of different ways to look at it, so that’s the way we went,” he said. “It didn’t work out.”

Jim Furtado Posted: October 05, 2016 at 06:53 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: buck showalter, orioles

 

 

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