Re: 10/1/2012 Reds at Cardinals
Originally Posted by RedsMan3203
Everyone else hasn't been on cruise control since early September either...
I've always wondered about this. Baseball is hitter vs pitcher. Even though lineups change in cruise control stretches, it's mostly the same hitters against the same pitchers.
So do the regular hitters get less focused in these "meaningless" games? With the importance of individual stats, you'd think there would be little change in approaches no matter the situation.
I don't buy into the idea that hitters take at bats off.
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