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Old 12-15-2017, 11:07 PM   #1
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Enough of this. Can we PLEASE view hitting/pitching coach ratings without using the editor?

So I've just taken over a new team, and as you do, turned on the commissioner function to search for pitching and hitting coaches. It's the only time I ever use commissioner and I don't bother searching for coaches without it.

And after a few minutes of searching, I thought, 'Wait a second. Why the heck am I still having to do this? Why did OOTP Developments ever think that turning pitching and hitting coaching ratings invisible was a good idea?"

It's been like this for a few years now. What is the game gaining from having these ratings be invisible? It's not like I can track the effectiveness of a coach by using stats as I can with a player. Experience and reputation don't have any correlation with skill. Neither do salary demands entirely. So what data am I supposed to use? That's all I've got.

Do a google search for 'how to pick a good hitting/pitching coach in OOTP', or something like it. In every result, you'll see the answer is either 'cheat', or 'its a crapshoot'. Considering that coaches have a significant effect on player development, we really need something better than this.

I'm not asking to know the exact numbers necessarily. But I'm asking to know more than nothing. I doubt major league teams hire Herp Derp as their hitting coach because, "Herp Derp has said in the past that he likes working with younger players'.
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Old 12-23-2017, 12:31 PM   #2
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:20 PM   #3
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Agreed. It seems like any manager can become LEGENDARY just by being average for long enough. Reputation is really just an analogue for experience.

It would be great if manager/coach ratings came back, but with a fog of war factor that fades away as coaches/managers gain experience. It should be hard to gauge a coach's abilities when they're new, but if somebody has been a terrible hitting coach for 20 years, we should be able to see that on staff search.
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