He has to put his players in the best position to succeed and throwing Workman to face Rosenthal in the ninth inning was inexcusable. Farrell was basically conceding the ninth inning, planning for extras like saving his coupons only to find out they’ve expired when ready to redeem.
The Red Sox still have a chance to win the series. A victory Sunday would change the outlook entirely but this is not about the St. Louis Cardinals, they are simply doing what the Red Sox allow them to. Boston is blowing this series.
The Red Sox are blowing it.