Originally Posted by -Slap-
I sympathize fully, but Garner's a fricking moron. Why does he have him out there mopping up today? That's not going to help the situation in any way. I knew Lidge would get smoked in that role right now. If you want this knucklehead to start believing he's a closer again, don't run him out there to pitch the ninth inning of a game that's already over.
Putting him out there was dumb, leaving him in there when he was just getting his ass handed to him was inexplicable. The only saving grace was that only 2 of the 5 runs he allowed in his 2/3 innings of work were earned. Kicked my WHIP dead in the balls, though.