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Colorado Rockies’ Clint Hurdle’s Confusing Bullpen Management

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Yesterday, Rockies closer Manny Corpas once again pitched in a non-save situation.

Result: He gave up the game-winning run.

This is the third day in a row that Corpas has pitched (the fourth time in five days), and not once in that span has it been a save situation.

I don't know what kind of managerial brainstorming Clint Hurdle is doing, but it's really not working. I can understand bringing in your closer in a non-save sitch if he hasn't pitched in a while. You need to give the guy work so he doesn't get rusty.

But Corpas is far from rusty: he's exhausted.

What happens if there's a save to be made tonight? Will Corpas even be physically able to pitch the ninth? That would be four co...

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