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Old 09-18-2013, 07:19 AM
amsteel amsteel is offline
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Originally Posted by HomeFish View Post
My view is that a manager doesn't have that much impact on a team's performance. I don't blame Ventura for failing to win with a horrible team, and I see no reason to change managers. It's not like next year's team will be much better, so why waste money on a better manager?
Because if it's obvious he isn't going to be with the team in 2015, why keep him in 14? If they have an idea who they want in charge during the rebuild, why wait a year.

Also, if Thome becomes manager at any point in the next 3 years, it's clear ownership is not that concerned with actually making the team competitive.
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