Originally Posted by Falstaff
Yes I thought it was clever that the Giants did not use their #1 pitcher
against Verlander, (more or less expecting to lose this one). Then the rest of the series Giants will enjoy favorable pitching matchups.
Robin Ventura ought to play close attention and take notes on the methods
SF will be using to destroy Detroit, and use those same tools next year for White Sox victories.
So Ventura's plan should be to use a lesser pitcher against Verlander because teams "destroy" Detroit that way? Brilliant!