LA Detective wrote:There are a lot of innings in that arm over the last couple of years. Plus due to a lot of close games early in the season we had to use him more often than liked. I think he is more tired than anything. Thus, causing him to get our of sync with his delivery. I would say spread some of the innings between the others and maybe he can come back from the break fresh. I think he will be fine but I think the days of 3 in a row or 4 or 5 times a week are not the best going forward.
dan72 wrote:I don't place to much blame on Buck, I am a beleiver that players play and coaches coach. At some point Buck has got to make the change.
Seafordeagles wrote:To me the issue is that Buck was defending Jim Johnson on MASN last night after the game, and calling out the hitters the night before. It's like Buck said when he came to the Orioles that he was holding players accountable. Obviously he doesn't treat all players the same way.
I like Jim Johnson as a player but Johnson is struggling, the whole world knows that. It's time for another alternative and perhaps Jim can pick up the pieces before it's too late for this season.
osforlife wrote:why do we need a closer?
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