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Old 09-18-2013, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by HomeFish View Post
I guess it comes down to this: do people really have evidence to back up the idea that Ventura has "lost the clubhouse" or are people just assuming that because he isn't magically making these terrible players better?

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?
They don't, and I hate that phrase. It takes accountability away from the players, who are responsible for their own dreadful performance.

I'll be honest: I don't care what they do with Robin. Keep him, fire him, whatever. The manager's chair is so far down my list of worries. We have a roster that has holes in it like Swiss cheese. We need some people who can hit the damn ball, catch the damn ball and run the damn bases more than we need a new manager.
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