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Monday, October 26, 2009

Cleveland fans have it even worse than Met fans

It is bad enough being a Met fan right now, but imagine rooting for the Indians. I just did a piece for The Faster Times about how Cleveland fans must not only watch CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee square off in Game 1 of the World Series, but must also deal with Manny Acta as their new manager.

You can read the piece here.

I admit to being biased about Acta because he is close to Omar Minaya and others in the Met organization. These days, that is not a reference you want to have.

For all we know, Acta will have a lot more success in his second job, which has happened before, including with both of this year's World Series managers. But Cleveland does seem like an organization in disarray. The top prospect in the Lee trade just underwent surgery on his pitching shoulder. He was on the disabled list at the time of the trade. Can somebody say Victor Zambrano?

1 comment:

Uncle Mike said...

Don't forget that Charlie Manuel used to manage the Tribe.