Originally Posted by 757690
For me, a crazy high BABIP ain't just all luck. Definitely some, but he's thrown some stinkers as well. Hard hit groud balls, while technically not line drives, have similar results as line drives.
If a crazy high BABIP is lack of pitching skill, how come over large sample sizes better pitchers don't have lower BABIP's than lesser pitchers?
No one is saying Marshall doesn't give up some hard hit balls, but just watching him tells be he seems to give up a ton of bloop hits.