There are few things more prone to second-guessing than the decisions made by a baseball manager, and in they hyper-aware world that’s now inhabited by baseball fans, criticism is more rampant than ever. While we may love to poke fun at the skippers our favourite clubs for supposedly bone-headed decisions based on what the statistics say, is there more to examine than previous outcomes alone?
How important is in-game strategy to a manager’s job description? How much credence should we give to the intangibles that the modern baseball fans typically dismisses out of hand? What does it mean to lose a room?
We try to answer all these questions and more in this week’s edition of the Getting Blanked Podcast.
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