The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

From the best seat in the house

 


It is always fun to second guess coaches at the professional level. Nobody gets hurt and it is a one sided debate between me and the television set.

This weekend I got to receive feedback in a way, after questioning the way the Seattle Mariners manager, Lloyd McClendon handles his closer, Fernando Rodney. I complained about it all summer long last year and I complained about it with Eric Wedge prior to McClendon.

On Sunday, McClendon brought Rodney in to pitch the ninth inning with a four run lead. He had Yoervis Medina warmed up, but instead he brought in Rodney in a non-save situation. Rodney got shelled and it cost Felix Hernandez his second win in as many starts. Nelson Cruz bailed ou...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 08/06/2018 03:01