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InsideTheParker

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As for Bello having a "learning experience," I think he got that in the sixth.
Now I am looking at the lethargic Jansen realizing he may have to warm up.
Devers makes Jansen throw some pitches, I guess.
 

Rovin Romine

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So they should never let him struggle?
It's not like Bello hasn't gotten through the 6th before, or thrown 100 pitches, even this year.

Heck, he got through the sixth in 11 of his starts last year. . .and through the seventh in 6 other starts last year.

So this narrative that this is some kind of possible necessary-teaching move is bullshit.

But even if it were, possibly a genius manager can find a way to let him explore this without putting a win in jeopardy.
 

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It's not like Bello hasn't gotten through the 6th before, or thrown 100 pitches, even this year.

Heck, he got through the sixth in 11 of his starts last year. . .and through the seventh in 6 other starts last year.

So this narrative that this is some kind of possible necessary-teaching move is bullshit.

But even if it were, possibly a genius manager can find a way to let him explore this without putting a win in jeopardy.
Why are you wasting your time complaining about mismangement here? We have no power and quite a few of us will never agree that you are more informed than the people who actually do this stuff for a living.


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Kenley is an excellent pitcher, is an all-time great, has consistently pitched well for us, never seemed rattled, and is a very likable guy. I also think this team has a legit chance for a wild card spot this year.

And yet...it absolutely feels like the right thing to trade him, and I continue to want the team to do so before he turns into an old pumpkin.
 

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Then why are you praising Cora here?

Take your own advice.
Where have I praised Cora? Cite the exact posts. All I am doing is trying to make a good faith approach to understand why the stupid manager was being stupid. You think he was merely being too smart for his own good.
 

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Where have I praised Cora? Cite the exact posts. All I am doing is trying to make a good faith approach to understand why the stupid manager was being stupid. You think he was merely being too smart for his own good.
If you think Bello had good control today and Cora wasn't trying to steal some outs (or does not have a history of that) more power to you.