A new manager may not make all that much of a difference but a change in philosophy, roster management, and talent utilization is required in the Indians dugout. Placating fans should never be the cause of replacing a manager.
Indians officials are leaning towards retaining manager Manny Acta as they know that a new manager won't make all that much of a difference. They also don't have to worry about placating their fans as they already rank 28th in MLB in home attendance. Of course, a poor finish to the season could change their minds about Acta.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Dugout Seeds: Indians Leaning Toward Keeping Acta
From Ken Rosenthal (Fox Sports) Video Link and MLB Trade Rumors: