Originally written on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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  (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)   Brewers lefty Manny Parra was non-tendered by the club today and will become a free agent.  Parra has been a frustrating player to watch because he has some serious talent yet most of the time he goes out to the mound, the whole s**thouse goes up in flames.  I was pulling hard for Parra to rebound this past season, as he came back from injury.  But Parra was back to his old ways, posting a bloated ERA, getting into maddening trouble with walks, and putting up a 1.65 WHIP.  His strikeout numbers were fairly good, as they have been throughout his career, but Parra has earned a reputation of being unable to get himself out of (often self-created) jams and he suffers from the perception that his confidence is shot.  Whether he is truly focused or not on the mound, only Parra can know, but his body language has resulted in questions about his capacity to handle high-pressure situations later in games, which is where the Brewers have o...
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