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Budbot is the robot that manages the Padres. It makes most of the decisions about lineups by using righty/lefty matchups (with the exception of Adrian Gonzalez) despite platoon splits and hot streaks to the contrary. It has also been known to ignore defensive strengths (such as playing Chris Denorfia in CF over Scott Hairston and multiple usages of Oscar Salazar and Matt Stairs as OFs), to leave starting pitchers in through the 5th inning despite their struggles and to use Edward Mujica any time it figures it needs two innings out of a reliever despite the weaknesses that Mujica brings to the table.