Originally Posted by dickallen15
I find it funny people tell you if you don't 100% rely on advanced metrics, or new stats, you really don't know what you are talking about, yet these same people are old school when it comes to a team that has been struggling. Fire the manager, he has no clue. W/L supposedly means nothing for a pitcher, but with a manager, that's all that matters. When the Sox get better players, Robin will be a better manager.
None of you seem to be able to explain how, by this reasoning, managers do not matter one lick, and if that is so, why teams ever care who the manager is.