Originally Posted by Lip Man 1
Someone (was it Tragg?) commented on how it was a bad idea to start a rookie in this situation and asked why it was done. According to Gonzo in his post game post mortum Robin made the decision in order to give Peavy an extra day of rest. He goes Thursday against Tampa Bay.
So we lost anyway. All we can do is go 1-1 on that bit of strategy.
It reminds me of when they did rotation shifting before one of the series in Detroit. We lost the game in which we shifted the pitcher to set up the Detroit series....then we got swept in Detroit.
The clowning isn't helping.