Here at last is the column I wrote yesterday on Billy Beane firing Bob Geren. Sometimes there are glitches on the web and I apologize for posting this in a tardy manner. The gist of my column is this: Geren was a dreadful manager, but Beane hired him, stuck with him for a long time, gave the team over to this man who did not communicate and was unclear on player roles and fundamental baseball knowledge. This is bad for Geren, worse for Beane. To read the full column, click here.