Found April 26, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Do you need another reason to dislike Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria? Of course you do. On Tuesday, Loria apparently overrode manager Mike Redmond and switched starting pitchers Ricky Nolasco and Jose Fernandez in Miami's doubleheader with Minnesota. Loria wanted Fernandez to start the day game and Nolasco to start the night game. Loria insisted Fernandez, the team's prized 20-year-old rookie, pitch in the first half of the doubleheader at frigid Target Field instead of the scheduled Nolasco because the day game was expected to be warmer. The temperature at Fernandez's first pitch (38 degrees) was actually colder than at the beginning of Nolasco's start (42 degrees). Rookie manager Mike Redmond delivered the news to Nolasco about 2½ hours before the first game against the Minnesota Twins, and it did not go over well with him or his teammates. Standard protocol for doubleheaders is that veterans choose which game they want to pitch. Not only did Loria ignore th...
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