Phillies' Baseball (MLB): How Many Aces Does It Take To Win A Playoff Series?
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10-04-2011, 07:48 PM
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Lots of funky 'ifs' in a short series decide who wins or not. Just need to keep yourself in a good spot until they happen. Cole matched Garcia where it mattered for as long as he could. Bullpen leaves some to be desired, but I didn't like the way it was managed. Keep guys in roles. If Worley is the 7th inning guy, then take him out regardless and put in Lidge/Bastardo.
That's fine if you have trusted guys for 7 and 8 and a closer... I don't mind Worley, Blanton or Kendrick (he is on roster, right? haha) going multiple innings... and plug in Basardo, Lidge and Stutes in situations when they fail.
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