Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
Why in the heck would they bunt Hairston instead of just hitting the ball to the other side? Every other team in MLB does it with ease against the Reds (hits the ball to the right side with a man on second and no outs). We decide to have a horrible bunter kill the inning for us. Brilliant!
Better yet, just hit the ball. Dickerson is a fast guy, he is going to score from 2B on nearly every hit you can get outside of an infield single. Why waste an out in the 1st inning?