Originally Posted by soltrain21
He doesn't view strikeouts as bad. An out is an out is an out. Strikeouts are fine as long as they are getting on base, too. They did, however, have the 24th best OBP in the league. That, is not good.
I'm not sure if that is true or at least other SABR types may disagree. Each time that you put the ball in play you have an equal chance of reaching base safely. A player with a high BABIP may be getting lucky, but you don't have the chance to get lucky if you strike out.