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The Time Has Come: FIRE GRADY

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At the beginning of the season I picked the Dodgers to handily win the division. The Dodgers had a starting rotation that most teams would kill for, and offensively they could overwhelm every other team in the division.

Sure injuries took their toll especially on the pitching staff, but it’s pathetic that in the final week of the season I’m not caring at all what the Dodgers are doing.

Last Thursday AM570’s reporter David Vassegh reported on the dissolution within the Dodger clubhouse. Not only is there a huge divide between the young and old, but all of the players have lost confidence in Grady Little.

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Wouldn’t you lose confidence in a manager who led a team out of the All Star break into a slump that took the team from first place to fourth in two weeks?

Wouldn’t you lose confidence in a manager who while trying to come out of said slump during the homestretch of the season showed no sense of urgency repeating, “There’s a lot of games to be played”?

Wouldn’t you lose confidence in a manager who kept sending Brett Tomko and Mark Hendrickson to the mound despite what a horror they were on the mound?

Wouldn’t you lose confidence in a manager who used a ouija board to create a lineup?