What MLB Coaches Are On The Hot Seat? Two Baseball Hot Corner Writers Debate The Topic
So far early in the season the team that sticks out as under performing is the Toronto Blue Jays.Â John Gibbons was re-hired again to manage the team he led from 2004-2008.Â After their extra inning win today against theÂ BaltimoreÂ Orioles they stand at 9-13 in lastÂ place 5.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox.
After 22 games the Blue Jays are lastÂ in the AL in batting, 10th in runs scored, and 2ndÂ in homers.Â Pitching is where the real problem exists.Â At this point they are 11th in ERA, Â 1stÂ in hits allowed, and 3rdÂ in walks allowed.Â Their 5 starters have 22 starts and their eraâ€™s are 3.68, 4.66, 5.27, 5.87 and 6.86!Â YIKES!!Â Pete Walker the pitching coach better have eyes in the back of his head too!
John Gibbons and his under achieving Blue Jays supporting cast will live to fight another day. Gibbons will have a long leash seeing General Manager Alex Anthopoulos went...