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When Drawing a Walk is a Bad Thing

Tweet A batter drawing a walk is a good thing.  If you have seen the movie or read the book, Moneyball, you know that Oakland Athletics’ general manager Billy Beane is a big advocate of hitters drawing walks. His philosophy is that you need runners to get on base for hitters to drive them in […]

Sacrifice Bunt and the Art of Laying it Down

Tweet A sacrifice bunt is something most players do not like having to do. Looking down to get a sign from the third base coach and seeing the signal to lay a bunt can be frustrating; it takes the bat out of the hitter’s hands and almost guarantees that he won’t reach base. The sacrifice […]