Originally written on Full Spectrum Baseball  |  Last updated 11/1/14
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Ok, my prediction that Barry Larkin will get some serious notice when the managerial carousel begins this season is pretty much on the mark. Everything else I said regarding the World Baseball Classic? Not so much. In an attempt to save face, I’ve decided to turn my attention to another pool of countries. Let’s look at one I actually know something about. Hello Team USA! As the clock ticks down to Team USA’s first official game, Greg Maddux walked out to the mound as a pitching to visit Derek Holland. This time though it was as a pitching coach and not an ace. However, every time Maddux went to the mound in his career (22 seasons and 355 major-league victories), he was doing it as a pitching coach. Awesome! Take that Eric Gagne! (He was the pitching coach for Team France which failed to qualify.) Are you surprised though? Greg Maddux was always a lesson in “what to do” for pitchers in both dugouts. He was and is a constant reminder of the lethal properties hiding in an 88 m.p.h. fa...
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