We at AN like to lambaste our manager regularly--people discuss Geren's bullpen management, pinch hitting choices, L/R matchups, and everything else a manager controls, but in Rosenthal's article posted today, he adds an element us homers might not consider as often: has he been given a good enough team to hold him truly accountable?
In Rosenthal's article (which somehow managed to not include anything about the Yankees) he indicates Beane has never held his best man accountable because the pieces of the puzzle weren't there. Geren bristles at that sentiment:
"We’ve had a good team every year coming out of spring training," Geren says. "We just haven’t had the depth that we have this year."
So I ask you, AN: Is this the year our manager is truly held accountable? How about a poll for good measure:
Will Bob Geren be judged differently this year due to the quality of the presently assembled club?
Definitely. These guys are awesome and everyone knows it. (62 votes)
Maybe (53 votes)
No, it will be the same as any other year. (69 votes)
184 total votes