08-26-2012, 06:28 PM #1
Article: Jim Leyland: I think [Gardy's] a fantastic manager
This is over a week old but in case some had missed it, a note of positivity.
I have to think Jim has specific games in mind where Gardy out managed him.
08-26-2012, 06:37 PM #2
For those anti-Gardy people or those that just want a change.....its not that he cant manage, he'll get hired again. He is gonna manage back to back 90 loss teams when it can be argued that the team can look like its goin thru the motions. If they have 'tuned' him out, this is why it may be time for a change.
08-26-2012, 06:44 PM #3
It would seem, then, that the pitchers have tuned him out more than the hitters, since most position players are performing at league average or better, where the starting pitching is dead last by far.
08-26-2012, 06:52 PM #4
08-26-2012, 07:00 PM #5
Its been two tough years and I don't blame Gardy for it. I'd just like the team to think, act and be fresh for the turnaround.
08-26-2012, 07:17 PM #6
Yeah, I don't think it's "tuning out" at all... It's not that, it's not lack of effort. It's lack of pitching, falling behind... Gardy is a terrific manager, and like others have said, he'll have a lot of job offers.
08-26-2012, 07:38 PM #7
08-26-2012, 08:09 PM #8
As a fan, I think he is colorful and not just cashing checks. He doesn't self promote and he protects his players. I believe he had many years where the team exceeded my expectations. I have wondered in the post season if he sometimes gets uptight/nervous because he wants to win so badly, and the team mimics that behaviour.