"I would give Ozzie an 'A.' It's much harder to manage a team when the players are not performing and keep them playing hard," Reinsdorf said. "Most teams that were good teams and had high expectations, when they stink up the place and play poorly, there comes a point where they pack it in.What's worse: the play on the field or the fact that everyone in a decision making position thinks they did/(are still doing) a great job?
"I've told Kenny this," Reinsdorf said. "I think he had his best offseason this year. His ability to reload the system with arms, I thought it was uncanny the way he pulled it off."