Originally Posted by amsteel
Let it not go unnoticed that the Sox were the seventh best team in the league last year. Making the playoffs can be a sign of a middling team in a weak division just as much it can be the sign of a great team.
And let's also not pretend like you probably couldn't point to AT LEAST three games last September that Robin made a pretty, eh, shall we call it bizarre, managerial decision that could have cost the Sox? I'm not saying he was the sole problem with the crash and burn September the Sox had last year, but it's not like his moves weren't backfiring, either.
Guy was great from April to August. He went into a funk with everyone else.