Found September 11, 2012 on This Is Getting Old:
I really don’t even want to talk about how much of an idiot Clint Hurdle was during and after the game last night.  You’ve heard it.  Pinch running for Garrett Jones with a guy in front of him was the height of idiocy, Wandy pulled early, threw team under bus while defending his moronic decision, [...]
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