Re: More hard evidence for the case against Francona
posted at 9/17/2011 1:09 PM EDT
In Response to Re: More hard evidence for the case against Francona
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: More hard evidence for the case against Francona : Joe, you really need to stop looking at what other managers do. Other than that, how are you?
Posted by BOSOX1941[/QUOTE]
But if you are going to judge what Tito does, you have to do that in context of what others do. That doesn't always determine your strategy, but it gives you a guideline. If you see managers do something 50% of the time, and Tito does it 45% or 55% of the time, I don't pay much attention to it. If he does it 100% or 0% of the time, then maybe you have to wonder.
At the end of the day, if no one does it, then no one does it. Saying that no one does it, therefore Tito is wrong FOR NOT DOING IT, is insane. There is a reason why Longoria gets an IBB less than 1% of his PAs.
Unless you're willing to say that all 30 managers are wrong, then you have no point. And even if all 30 are wrong, which they aren't, it still makes Tito equal to them.
At the end of the day, either all 30 managers, making about $100M between them, are right, or AM is right.
My money is on the 30 managers.