Originally Posted by Jurr
I sure as hell like wins like this over the fiasco that happened against Cleveland a couple years ago.
I firmly believe that close wins featuring pitching and defense set a much better tone than softball games with guys swinging out of their shoes at sub-par pitching.
When the game is close, ABs just mean more, and defensive focus is needed.
I will take these games all year, especially if the pitching staff has enough talent and health to keep it up.
I agree, and especially so in a lower-scoring of MLB now as compared to 5 or 10 years ago.