Re: Stat Question?
Originally Posted by dfs
He's leading the team in past balls again, and if you watch him stab for the ball I think you'll agree that's just technique. It's been 5 years now and he hasn't ever fixed it, so I think that's what it is.
In 2005, MLB average Innings Caught per Past Ball was 153.9. Larue averaged 152.5 Innings per PB. In 2006, MLB average is one PB every 129.6 IP. Larue's at 144.4 Innings per PB. It's not something he's currently bad at.
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