People are now screaming that Charlie Manuel took Pedro out TOO SOON!
Keep in mind this was 6 seasons after the 7th Game in 2003 when all logic pointed to him being lifted in the 8th.
And he's had, what, 3 potential career ending injuries since then.
Yeah I know he was under 90 pitches. He also gave the Phillies 7 shutout innings when everyone on the planet was wondering if he could go more than 5.
To author and friend of Sully Baseball Michael X Ferraro's credit, he said on the phone to me during the 8th that Pedro should stay in since he only threw 87 pitches.
Have Utley turn a double play and this conversation is moot.
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