Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, May 18, 2022 -- "A Peculiar Decision"

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"A one-off decision to bat Andrew Vaughn ninth is small potatoes. La Russa’s explanation, though, shows that he simply doesn’t understand why he’s making the move or, for that matter, remember why he did what he did and how he did it a decade ago."