Re: 8-14-2012 Mets at Reds
Originally Posted by Homer Bailey
Wait, the pitcher only got two outs right? Why is the inning over?
Oh yeah.... we literally gave them an out. Right.
The Reds increased their chance of scoring a run by 13% with that bunt. If they'd had a normal at-bat and Stubbs had struck out, they would have decreased by 10%. That's a 23% swing by giving up the out there.
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