Re: 8/27/12 - Reds @ D-Backs
Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds
Shouldn't have been. Hoover has proven himself lately. I go to him over Broxton.
Strikeouts aren't the only thing that defines a pitcher.
I think some people are taking missing bats to an extreme religion these days. It's been proven that you can be successful without striking guys out at a prodigious pace. All things being equal, I like guys that miss bats too. But I also like guys that keep the ball down.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda