Yes, we all know now what a difficult job it is to be a closer. That fact has been well supported by the the Brewers' Eric Gagne and the Cards' Jason Isringhausen crying "uncle" and asking for a break from closing.
This must be the job nobody wants.
Wedge was upset over the Indians' inability to hit Shaun Marcum and relievers B.J. Ryan (1-0) and Kelly Downs.
"Our approach was as poor, if not the poorest, I've seen here all year," said Wedge. "There's no excuse. We gave away at bats all night long. Their kid [Marcum] is a helluva pitcher, but we gave away at bats all night."