Originally posted on The Giants Cove  |  Last updated 6/24/13
A lesser man would point out that a warning I issued in late May about Giant pitching went unheeded and is now costing the team games. The message in that warning was simple: trying to replace injured starter Ryan Vogelsong with bullpen long man Chad Gaudin would be a mistake. That such a move ultimately, a) needlessly puts off what really needs to be done-- trade for a starter to replace Vogelsong; and, b) would likely damage the bullpen. Only a craven weasel would stoop so low as to point this out to demonstrate his so-called "expertise" and supposed "solid analytical abilities". OK, I'm tired of stooping, can I get up now? The MLB Amazing Quote of the Month has to be San Francisco Giants' Manager Bruce Bochy's response to the question "what does the team need? As reported recently by the SF Chronicle's John Shea. Bochy's response? "Help in the bullpen" ! Well, sure, you decided to remove one of your best pitchers from the pen and now you're shocked, shocked to...
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