Found June 19, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
PLAYERS: Jim Tracy
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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a front-runner for "Worst Managerial Decision of the Year."  To nobody's surprise, it comes from the mind of Rockies manager Jim Tracy, and boy is it a doozy. According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Rockies are going to a four-man rotation and putting a 75-pitch limit on each starter.  The fact that Colorado is adopting a four-man rotation isn't the mind-blowing part, it is the reasoning behind it and the implementation of it. There is no doubt that the Rockies are having serious trouble with their starting pitching which has been miserable this year, even by Coors Field standards.  As such, nobody could really blame them for trying something this drastic.  What we can blame them for is doing this supposedly so they can save their bullpen. Yes, Jim Tracy thinks that the bullpen won't get overworked so much under this new plan by having his starting pitchers exit early every single game.  Due to the climate, p...
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