Originally Posted by WhiteSox5187
I seem to recall at some point Manuel tried to have Thomas bunt during a game. If a manager is having power guys bunt during Spring Training, I have no problem with that. Spring Training is a good time to try crazy ideas because what the hell, if it works maybe it can work in a real game.
Jerry "The Tinkerer" Manuel tried any number of things that didn't work, and then he kept doing them, all the while admitting that he knew they didn't work. But, hey, Buehrle starting at Yankee Stadium was a bigger deal for him than it was for the White Sox as a whole.