It's the pitching, stupid

Kazmir, Bell are just the latest in a long line. This franchise has failed
to acquire, keep and develop pitching prospects in house for decades. They
need a commitment not only at the major league level but throughout the
minors and the scouting to place pitching first. You can't win consistently
with a rent-a-staff.


P.S. if you can't fire a pitching coach under THESE circumstances, when can