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Old 02-26-2018, 04:57 AM
Grzegorz Grzegorz is offline
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Originally Posted by Mohoney View Post
I can understand the theory that low OBP teams may be better off playing station-to-station and not risking erasure of the few baserunners they get. However, for teams that lack OBP and power, I would like to see them force the issue instead of waiting for a big hit that is unlikely to come.

You have a faster team; get an instructor in to teach them how to steal a base.

Then, steal a base when the opportunity presents itself.
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