Originally Posted by voodoochile
The bullpen went from average to epic fail after they traded Crain and Thornton. I don't even want to look at the number of blown saves we had after those trades it has to be an insane percentage. For a while it seemed every second game they were losing late after getting the lead...
The bullpen is a mystery that even the great Don Cooper has yet to master other than the 2005 season.
The implosions of the pen, even outside of the one or two fire sales during his time as pitching coach have been rather alarming. The pen starts very hot and flames out by the time July comes around.