Green Monstah wrote:leaving a pitcher in when he is pitching a gem doesn't always work out...case in point, Jimmy leaving Oswalt in the 8th inning a couple games back.
your point is valid, but your example isn't strong enough:
-roy hadn't reached 100 pitches at that point.
-jimy doesn't have a lefty in the pen (though miceli is probably the next best thing).
-roy was sharp.
nothing pointed to roy leaving a fastball over the plate. it was a mistake.
jbones733 wrote: Dude Then explain to me how back in the day. Guys used to pitch double headers & went on 4 days rest & got hurt 1/2 as less as these guys now. It all being pampered thats what it does to ya.
right. that's a valid point.
resident misser of the dome.