Originally Posted by RKMeibalane
Why does this suprise you? Ozzie Guillen was hired for the same reason: he was the polar opposite of Jerry Manuel, as Kenny Williams believed that his firey personality would improve the play of a club that struggled to reach five-hundred while Manuel slept through most of the season (and when he wasn't doing that, he ****ed with the lineup).
To piggy-back on your point, that's usually how it goes no matter what sport it is. When one guy gets fired, the guy who replaces him is usually the opposite in every way.
I just hope Robin can bust some balls when he has to, and right now, he has to.