Originally Posted by turners56
The A's like people who walk. They develop guys to take walks. IMO, Borchard would have been better off had he been in the A's system. I remember hearing that the A's would thrive their minor leaguers to take however many walks or suffer the consequences. That has to put a lot of patience and discipline into a hitter, which would have helped Borchard.
Or he would be Nick Swisher and be afraid to swing the bat.