Originally Posted by Railsplitter
I can't see somebody taking a 3-0 pitch if it is screaming "Hit me! Hit Me!"
I agree, but baseball history has been almost entirely about automatically taking the juicy meatball 3-0 pitch unless you are a superstar slugger. When guys like Alexei Ramirez and Marcus Semian are swinging away, I would say there has been a definite change in philosophy.