Originally Posted by Bobby Thigpen
While I don't think Robin is a great manager, all of the things people want to blame him for were there before he was hired with many of these players. Mental lapses in the field, mental lapses on the base paths, laziness, lack of "fire", etc have all been with the core group of these players since they got here. To say Robin is to blame for the faults of these players is ridiculous. They've all had these faults since the Sox got them.
This I agree with. He got saddled with a poor team, but I also think he really isn't into it. It wouldn't surprise me once Robin's time with the team is over if he just fades off into retirement and never coaches again.