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Old 11-27-2012, 08:15 PM
Frater Perdurabo Frater Perdurabo is offline
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Originally Posted by A. Cavatica View Post
The manager was the reason we did not get back to the playoffs in 2006.
Two critical managerial mistakes:

Using Brandon McCarthy in the pen instead of as a sixth starter to give Buehrle and Contreras more rest;

Playing Mackowiak regularly in CF.

I'm not sure these two mistakes were enough to lose the division, but they did cost the Sox a few games.
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