'The hardball stance is all about holding players accountable, which is why nobody should feel comfortable. Ruff has no plans to back off, either. He's scouring his lineup more than ever. He's scrutinizing every performance. He's challenging players. He believes 20 plumbers can win most nights, and he wants to know who will be with him come April. Anybody short on effort should expect fewer shifts.'
Ruff's whip aims in all directions
November 19, 2003 Submitted by
Via: Buffalo News