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Old 11-04-2019, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Mohoney View Post
A strikeout won’t result in that lead runner being retired. That only happens with a botched bunt, a ground ball hit in the wrong place, or a fly ball not hit far enough and the runner is thrown out at home. Those are all worse than a strikeout.
But those all require the runner bare some part of the fault too. There is no guarantee that those hitting outcomes will cause the runner to make an out.

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