Re: 9/10/2012 Pirates at Reds
Originally Posted by Kc61
Phillips steal of second there was unwise. Now Votto walks.
Also, Heisey swung at a bad pitch. He isn't a very disciplined hitter. He could have really generated an inning here.
Why is it ever unwise to put a runner in scoring position? Runners won't score on singles. By stealing second with two outs, you greatly increase your chances of a run.
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