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August 6th - The Wada school of management

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August 6th - The Wada school of management

2 replies. Most recent reply: Aug 8, 2014 1:13 PM by Christopher

Ho hum - you have a successful winning side which hammered the opposition despite poor pitching. So what do you do? You change the team and bring in a series of lightweights who even though they do hit against their weak opposition fall miserably short (Fukudome for one). Then you bring on an already demonstrated useless ex-MLB has been (Tateyama) to complete the debacle. Tigers batting had already clawed back one 3 run deficit and came close to pulling back a 4 run one. If Wada hadn't stupidly switched his lineup based on the discredited left/right hand pitcher theory and just picked his hottest batters Tigers would have taken this joke of a Swallows team even with the poor pitching they had. End result Swallows 7 Tigers 6.
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Re: August 6th - The Wada school of management

[ Author: westbaystars | Posted: Aug 8, 2014 12:17 PM | Posts: 35252 | From: Yokohama, Japan | YBS Fan | Registered: Aug, 2001 ]
Ah, yes. The curse of over-confidence.

Re: August 6th - The Wada school of management

[ Author: Christopher | Posted: Aug 8, 2014 1:13 PM | Posts: 3482 | From: Tokyo | HAN Fan | Registered: Sep, 2004 ]
I wish it was just that
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