Originally Posted by Randar68
wrong... wrong... wrong.
Nardi was guilty of mishandling his pitchers in many ways, but that wasn't one of them. That assertion is unfounded and simply uninformed. Nardi was not a good mesh for mentally weak pitchers and didn't work particularly well with young guys. Basically strolling to the mound and yelling at his pitchers "Just throw ****ing STRIKES!" when they lose command, their release point, etc., isn't a real effective method of coaching pitchers, and it particularly doesn't mesh well with fragile young ones.
Either way Nardi didn't help Wells while Cooper would have been muh more beneficial to him.
And how do you know my assertion is 'unfounded and uninformed'? Just curious because I have heard differently in regards to Nardi and his theories on pitching.