Originally Posted by REDREAD
I love the stolen base...
I hate the stolen base attempts: the Reds have stolen 19, but have been caught 11 --not sure if pick-offs are counted here. It erases too many runners, prevents the turning over of the lineup, lessens the chance for a 2-run homer.
With the current roster, the Reds only small ball probably should be the pitchers (pitchers only) sac bunting, and a hit-and-run to break up a double play -- unless a contact guy like Keppinger or Hatteberg is batting.