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For the third season in a row, the month of May caught the Tribe sleeping. Before they could even look up, they were trailing by several games in the standings.
There have been consistently bad results on all fronts, including teaching and coaching of the fundamentals.
This should draw an easy conclusion that the problem lies in the front office management.
But in the case of the Indians, they have stood steadfast by manager Eric Wedge, unwillingly to heap any of the blame on his shoulders.
The players are responsible for the bad results, but the manager should be held accountable. The team is not responding to Wedge as a manager, and a change was needed in the month of June.
Once again, the front office has not acted, and instead has given Wedge an endorsement that the job is his through the remainder of the season.
This not only leaves fans doubting the strategy of the front office, but it shows a lack of respect for the franchise in my opinion, as two full years have been sacrificed for the sake of some close bonds between a manager and a GM.