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BCubb2003
05-31-2006, 02:58 PM
Mercker, White and Weathers have a batting average against for the leadoff hitter of .444, .389 and .318 respectively.

Does that stat refer to the actual leadoff hitter of the inning or the first batter the reliever faces?

Reds Fanatic
05-31-2006, 03:03 PM
Mercker, White and Weathers have a batting average against for the leadoff hitter of .444, .389 and .318 respectively.

Does that stat refer to the actual leadoff hitter of the inning or the first batter the reliever faces?
I believe that means the 1st batter the reliever faces.

KronoRed
05-31-2006, 05:17 PM
Sounds like they should walk him ;)