Re: Fay update on Homer Bailey with quotes from Terry Reynolds
Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
I thought the job of the pitcher was to keep the other team from scoring runs? Does it matter how pretty it is now?
Because what you call pretty is what leads to those runs scoring over the long haul. Next time he allows 9 base-runners in 6 innings, it's quite likely he'll allow more than 1 run.
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.