Originally Posted by kufram
Maybe Gillaspie recognized that the pitches were going to tail away from left handed hitters and that there was a huge hole at shortstop and put it in exactly the right place for the situation and the 3rd base coach knew who was in left field.
Gillaspie was quoted in the Tribune this morning saying that he should have hit the ball to the right side to get Wise to 3rd base with less than two out and didn't. He said he got a little lucky on that at-bat.
And that's OK, luck is part of the game.