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Fredi Gonzalez Is Wearing My Patience Thin


I’ve got to say, I have been very frustrated with Fredi Gonzalez and the way he has managed this year. First off to be fair we do have one of the best teams in the league but the way he has managed his pinch hitting and bunting situations. I feel like the Braves could have at least an extra three games in the standings if he would follow through with common sense.

This of course being triggered by tonights ninth inning (semi) drama. Dan Uggla gets hit by a pitch to lead off the ninth in a one run game. On a night where you could count the Braves runs or hits on one hand he decides since Freddie Freeman is up there then we shouldn’t bunt. To be fair I see his argument. “Freddie Freeman has probably never put down a bunt in his life.” That may be true. But I am so tired of that way of thinking. If I was a manager I wouldn’t care if you were Gregor Blanco, Albert Pujols, or Jesus Christ himself. Dammit, if you are going to be on my team you are going to learn how to bunt and you are going to be accountable to be able to bunt in a situation like that. 

It seems like this happens every game.

Just........ infuriating......


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