Throughout the entirety of the 2009 season for the Giants, there have been numerous "head scratching" decisions made by their manager, Bruce Bochy. Continually not bunting runners over from second to third with nobody out and putting on the hit and run in precarious situations are just a couple of those head scratching decisions that come to mind. For example, when the Giants were struggling at the plate in Philadelphia, Giants outfielder Eugenio Velez hit a lead-off double in the sixth inning. With the Giants down by the score of 2-1 at the time, conventional wisdom stated that you bunt the runner over to third. However, Bochy's lack of baseball sense came into play when he let Edgar Renteria (who is hitting just .250/.307/.328 on the season) swing away. Needless to say, Renteria failed ...
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