When we look back at the 2020 World Series between the Dodgers and Rays, there are certain moments that fans will never forget. Unfortunately for Kevin Cash, one of those moments was a big mistake that he made.
Cash came in to remove Blake Snell in the bottom of the 6th inning of Game 6, much to everyone’s surprise. Snell had allowed just 2 base hits and had struck out 9 Dodgers when Cash came in to remove him.
What happened after that? The Dodgers scored a couple of runs to take the lead and eventually win the World Series. While Cash has tried to justify the fact that Snell hasn’t had much luck the third time through the batting order, his move is still being heavily questioned.
Walker Buehler made an appearance on the Rich Eisen Show this past week, and he was asked about the move. While everyone knows how happy the Dodgers were to see Snell exit, Buehler also understands his frustrations.
I think you want to go deep[in games] and help your team win and he certainly was doing that. And I’m sure he felt like he could continue to do that. It’s not really my place to say what they did and what’s right or wrong or whatever. I know certainly, I would have been a little upset if it was me obviously, but you know it is what it is. We got lucky and scored a couple of runs and beat a really good team.
There will always be talks of what could have been for the Rays and Blake Snell. But the simple fact of the matter is that the Dodgers are the World Series Champions for 2020, and there’s no going back on that decision now.