Observations from Giants-Dodgers Game: Bruce Bochy Should be Fired

D WizzleSenior Analyst IApril 16, 2009

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 26:  Manager Bruce Bochy of the San Francisco Giants watches the spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium on February 26, 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The Dodgers defeated the Giants 5-4 tonight.

Bruce Bochy should be fired as the manager of the Giants. This guy is a horrible manager and should never have been hired.

Bochy kept reliever Jeremy Affeldt in the game to start the eighth inning after he pitched a scoreless seventh inning.  Affeldt gives up a base hit to the first batter in the inning and then gets the hook.

Bochy puts in Bob Howry to replace Affeldt who gives up a double to his first batter. Howry struggles the whole inning but only gives up two runs in the eighth.  Dodgers do tie up the game at four.

Instead of bringing in his closer in the ninth inning, Bochy kept Howry on the mound and Howry finally leaves after the Dodgers load the bases with no outs.

Wilson comes on with the bases loaded and no outs and  gets one out on a Russell Martin grounder but walks in James Loney for the winning run.

Howry struggled in the eighth inning and should have been yanked after that but Bochy kept him in. Giants fans are sick of Bochy's stupid decisions.

Matt Cain did well in giving up only two runs in six innings. He struggled with his command all game long and had four walks.

James Loney is a very patient hitter. The Dodgers lineup is stacked with great hitters. This is a very dangerous offensive team.

Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw looked like Cy Young tonight. He struck out 13 batters tonight.

The Giants are a terrible team. Why did they keep Emmanuel Burriss and send Kevin Frandsen to the minors? What a stupid move.

Fred Lewis struck out four straight times. He is not a number three hitter. This team will have trouble scoring since they are not a home run hitting team.

Can Barry Zito be the savior tomorrow for the Giants?