Bugs & Cranks Home
Bugs & Cranks
September 26, 2008 at 3:22 am ET
2 Comments
Townie’s Top 5: Managers That Should Be Fired Immediately

You're fired, grandpa!  1. Jim Leyland

Maybe it’s just a personal issue with me and Jim.テつ No, it’s not a maybe, it is personal.

The Tigers have already confirmed that Leyland will remain their manager next season, and “Old Smokey” himself has already stated he doesn’t plan on tucking tail and running away like he did in Colorado in 1999.

So he’s coming back, and he’s coming back despite the following evaluation I’ve just performed on his Tigers.

[X] Highest payroll in the division.

[X] Best talent in the division.

[ ] Best record in the division.

[X] Worst record in the division.

I don’t care what the Tigers say, I’m firing the grumpy old cuss.

2. Bruce Bochy

You dumbass, you’re wasting away the best arm in baseball, in a lost season, so he can win the Cy Young Award.テつ In case you haven’t noticed, the recent 110, 120, 130+ pitch outings are not only putting a cloud over your teams immediate future, it’s costing him the frickin award.

He set the single season Giants strikeout record.テつ Great.テつ He’s also added a couple losses and gone from first in the ERA battle to third.テつ And then you’ve bumped him ahead in the order to assure he gets one more start this weekend.テつ Brilliant.

Looks like Giants won’t be relevant again until 2014.

3. Charlie Manuel

For me it’s always a wonder how Charlie keeps his job.テつ Playoffs or not, the Phillies always seem to play a notch or three below the level they’re capable of.テつ This weekend should be meaningless for them, the Mets should be long dead and buried, yet here we go again with the Phils.

Do I need mention their embarrassing exit from the 2007 playoffs again?

4. Dusty Baker

This marriage just doesn’t make any sense to me.テつ What’s the point Cincinnati?テつ There’s no Barry Bonds or Sammy Sosa there to cover for Dusty’s incompetence.テつ You do have the young pitchers (Volquez and Cueto) that he seems to enjoy running into the ground though.テつ (see: Wood and Prior)

That’s not a good thing.

If you’re looking for a manager during a rebuilding period, Baker would be near the bottom of my list of candidates.テつ Unless you plan on featuring Jerry Hairston, Corey Patterson, and Paul Bako as big parts of your future.

Dusty would be near the bottom of many lists unless it involved fishing and/or baseball’s best excuse makers.

5. Ned Yost

Yes I realize he’s already been fired.テつ Fire his ass again.

Brewers GM Doug MelvinIf I were Doug Melvin, I’d call Yost’s cell phone and fire him everyday until he changes his number.

If I were Doug Melvin, I’d call Bobby Cox and tell him he’s off my trusted reference list.

If I were Doug Melvin, I’d petition my friend Bud to get moved back to the AL so Ryan Braun or Prince Fielder never had to wear a glove again.

If I were Doug Melvin, I’d have a really awesome mustache.

Donald — a little help wrapping this thing up?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQIqVIqka5Q[/youtube]

Is there anybody you’d like to add or remove from my list?

Read more: , ,
Print  |  Email  |  Share/Save
2 Responses to “Townie’s Top 5: Managers That Should Be Fired Immediately”
  1. Eddie says:

    As a Cubs fan, I want Dusty to stay RIGHT where he is now. That’s a team with a ton of talent coming up now, and he’ll waste it by playing Patterson and Bako (no Neifi Perez?) and destroy his talented pitchers like he’s already started to do. Mark my words, Aaron Harang will never be the same. Cueto and Volquez will not escape the wrath of Captain Toothpick either.

  2. chumpstain says:

    Think the Brewers are wishing they’d pulled the trigger sooner?

    Detroit has more problems than Leyland. That whole team feels stale.

Leave a Reply

Our Sponsors
Vividseats.com is your premier internet destination for all MLB Baseball Tickets, such as Phillies Tickets, Cubs Tickets, LA Dodgers Tickets, Pirates Tickets, Marlins Tickets, and many more.
SecureYourSeat.com are able to provide you with a great selection of Premier League tickets including Arsenal tickets, Manchester United tickets, Liverpool tickets and Chelsea tickets. We also stock a fine selection of Champions League tickets including Champions League final tickets.
Best online sports betting bonuses and promotions at Sportsbetting.com. Join now the most secure online sportsbook!
For a selection of online slots games and casino reviews visit Online Slots Entertainment, a leader in online slot machines since 2003.
AllianceTickets.com carries all MLB Tickets including Colorado Rockies Tickets, Seattle Mariners Tickets and San Francisco Giants Tickets. They carry all Sports Tickets at discount prices.
With Texas Holdem Masters you can get information about the hottest trends in the popular Texas Holdem Poker game, with strategies and tricks so that you can be a master too. At Gambling Experts your poker skills will be upgraded from being an amateur to being an expert.

windows 7 key

windows 7 key

serial winzip 11

serial winzip 11 key

serial corel draw 11

serial corel draw 11 serials

photo shop key

photo shop key

free corel photoshop download

free corel photoshop download keygen

adobe free

adobe free

winrar password cracker serial

wirar password cracker

winrar 3 download

winrar 3 download freedownload

office 2010 professional key

office 2010 key

download photo shop free

photo shop serial

free winrar download for xp

download winrar for xp for free

cs5 serialz

cs5 serialz free

windows 7 free

windows 7 crack

free corel downloads

free corel downloads cracked

office 2010 free

office 2010 key

key office 2010

office 2010 key

photoshop key

photoshop key

windows key

windows key

corel dvd moviefactory 6

corel dvd moviefactory 6 downloads