Re: Reds' signals getting stolen?
Originally Posted by Far East
Doesn't Moneyball (or sabremetrics?) contend that stolen bases prove to be statistically futile on average anyway?
Risking giving up one of your 27 outs, similar to sacrifice bunting.
Overrated, perhaps, but certainly not worthless. Depends on the situation...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."