Now, I want to be clear on one thing: Robin Ventura is not a good manager.
Ventura has a history of making some dubious decisions during games including not walking the bases loaded with runners on second and third with less than two out in the bottom of a ninth inning or later game, leaving his starters in too long, and starting Avisail Garcia. He’ll end his tenure with the White Sox with four consecutive losing seasons, the first Sox manager to do so, and a record of 375-435, good for a .463 winning percentage.
But Ventura doesn’t deserve all of the blame for the White Sox failings.
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