Sunday, July 7, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, July 7, 2019 -- "The Baldelli Maneuver"

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"Rogers’s save yesterday was the Twins’ fourth this year of six to eight outs. Just one team in baseball, the Brewers -- hi, Josh Hader -- has more. Just one other good team, the Braves, has even two. Baldelli isn’t using Rogers in exactly the same way Craig Counsell is using Hader, but he’s the only manager in baseball who seems to be trying."