Documenting the struggles of the Arizona Diamondbacks (slideshow)

By Trisha Garcia
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 06: Fernando Rodney
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Lovullo feeling the postseason heat

This is manager Torey Lovullo’s first full season, despite some time as the interim manager for the Boston Red Sox.

While he seemed to settle in pretty quickly, he has since come back down to earth. In an interview in June, Lovullo said he needed to make decisions and calls a lot faster in the National League than a manager would in the American League.

However, his last few mistakes have come from leaving pitchers in too long. Having faith in a  pitcher is one thing, but leaving them in too long can be devastating in the long run.