Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Bullpen Management For Dummies Donnies

Don Mattingly has taken a lot of heat this season, a lot of it warranted. One of the biggest issues has been his bullpen management. Don's sometimes questionable decision-making reared its head again last night, when he went with Brandon League in a save situation and he nearly burned Dodger Stadium to the ground.

That's why I want to help. Being a big league manager is hard job, and sometimes you just need someone to nudge you in the right direction. And so, I offer Don Mattingly this simple flowchart, for dealing with tough bullpen decisions:


Feel free to print it out and tack it up in the dugout, Mr. Baseball, sir. It's the least I can do.

8 comments:

Paul said...

It's time to put League on the DL for a pulled extensor digitorum longus or something.

BJ Killeen said...

If we gather a dollar from every Dodger fan, I'm sure we can solve this League problem permanently...

BJ Killeen said...

BTW, Nice job Nomo...not sure I can copy and paste on my FB page....

Hideo Nomo said...

Go for it. (Unless you meant you technically can't.)

Dusty Baker's Toothpick said...

BJ - I'll put $2 in the Brandon League Divestment Fuend

BJ Killeen said...

I couldn't copy, it but copied the link and put it on FB and to the fire don mattingly fb page!

Steve Sax said...

nice job Gnomes!

Jarrod Mitchell said...

Classic. It seems that everyone knows Brandon 'minor' League is an arson. Everyone except Donnie of course.