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.