mike4lsu LSU Fan Baton Rouge,LA Member since Sep 2005 1488 posts
Stop beating up on Coach Paul Mainieri(Posted by mike4lsu on 6/9/14 at 12:11 pm)
There is way too much parity in college baseball today. I mean there are 296 division one college baseball teams and anyone can beat anyone. If Kennesaw State ( apologies for the wrong spelling ) can advance to a super regional and Stony Brooks to the College World Series, there is a lot of parity between small colleges and so called powerhouses.
Besides the tournament is a double elimination. So you can have a perfect season and go on to host a super regional. Then have a couple of bad nights and its season ending.
With so much parity, we need to cherish the season, the SEC championships and regional and super regional wins. Nothing can be taken for granted any more in college baseball.
GeeOH LSU Fan Louisiana Member since Dec 2013 6636 posts
re: Stop beating up on Coach Paul Mainieri(Posted by GeeOH on 6/9/14 at 12:26 pm to mike4lsu)
I didn't see in your explanation where those others pull dominating pitchers for no reason and then keep struggling pitchers in to not only load the bases, but leaves them in to pitch and give up the lead and the trip to Omaha.
So yeah, it's baseball and everyone loses sometimes. But LSU lost undeniably because of stupid decisions that made ZERO sense to even the mildest of baseball fans. We had our closer ready. NO WAY, in any situation, should he left Mc in after loading them up! And I'm being nice, he should have pulled him way before they were loaded.