Both of these managers have a knack for connecting with and getting the most out of the younger players. The more I listen to Francona during interviews,
In games that he pitches for an AL team, he would be the DH rather than just losing the DH for the game. That is a no brainer. I actually feel that
It is much more complicated than that. There is a reason why live sports has migrated from free over-the-air television to a pay-tv model, and that is
Rooting for the Tribe. I don't think they get enough credit and additionally, I think they have better pitching. We'll see.
the only way this hitting issue gets real is if he demands some sort of hardline number of at-bats or playing time. if he does not demand these hard numbers,
I don't mind Tito Francona at all. Maddon reminds me too much of Scioscia. Always with the incredulous faces when a strike call goes against him...