Re: What Do you Do in this Situation?
Originally Posted by dabvu2498
I tend to agree.
This also is a good spot for the unintentional, intentional walk. Let the pitcher throw a couple pitches out of the zone, if you get the hitter to swing a a bad pitch, get some kind of a count advantage, try and go ahead and finish him. If it gets to 2-0, put him on.
I'm a fan of the old pitch-around. The batter is feeling just as much pressure as the pitcher in that situation. Give him your best pitch on the first pitch, then see if he's anxious enough to chase some high fastballs.
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