The defense checks out when the bullpen torches the game. Amazing a 2 run differential in the 6th gives way to this nonsense. Does Manny really have faith in Hanrahan or is the organization forcing him on him? It's a mystery. How can everyone but these clowns not realize that the guy has done more damage to this season than anyone. His failure set the tone that the rest of the team came to expect. Bringing him into a game tells the rest of the team that the game is over. Pathetic.
Obviously, nobody wanted to see Hanrahan enter the game. But, I have some mixed feelings about roster management and a lot of the complaints we hear here. Manny's got 25 guys, and in the major leagues you pretty much have to use all of them. Not every night, of course, but if you don't rest your regulars, they wear down and are less effective. Manny's got at least 4, if not 5 players right now that are completely worthless, which is too many to avoid.
and Villone is rapidly moving towards the category.