Found July 28, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Jim Tracy did it again on Friday night.If anyone still believes that Jim Tracy is a good Major League manager, they weren't watching Friday night's game.Once again, Tracy's lack of understanding of how outs work. In the 5th inning with the Rockies down 2-0, Todd Helton led off with a single. Wilin Rosario hit into a fielders choice, forcing Helton out at second base. Jordan Pacheco then laced a double to left-center field. After Josh Rutledge struck out, Drew Pomeranz, who had already delivered 73 pitches, came to the plate.Common sense would suggest the easy decision. Pomeranz was two pitches short of his limit and he had already given the team five strong innings, giving up only two runs. He gave the Rockies a chance to win the game. However, Tracy defied conventional wisdom and allowed Pomeranz to hit for himself. He grounded out to first base, stranding the two runners on base.In typical Tracy fashion, Pomeranz only got one more out on the mound before being removed ...
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