Originally Posted by texasdave
But Griffey and Dunn are being paid to help this team win games. And there are times when a team simply needs men on base. And if the shift is practically gift-wrapping the opportunity to get men on base, I see no reason why that gift shouldn't be opened.
Exactly! Last night the Reds were down by 2. A homerun is not exactly what they needed. They needed someone to get on base, whether it be a bunt or not.