Originally Posted by Mutaman
The idea in that situation is to get the lefthanded hitter to hit the ball on the ground. Of course the idea is not to walk the first left handed hitter you face with the winning run on second, another on first, and one out. I thought his style was pretty good. Wish he could get it over the plate.
Ondrusek walked the first batter he faced in the ninth. LeCure walked the first batter he faced in the tenth. Arredondo quite often walks the first batter he faces.