Re: NLDS Game 5 Reds vs Giants 10/11/12
Originally Posted by Blitz Dorsey
Calling a hit-and-run down 3 runs with 2 men on might be even dumber than Marvin Lewis kicking a FG down 4 points in the closing minutes of the 4th qtr.
Hit and run? It wasn't a hit and run. You don't hit and run with 2 strikes. It was a move to stay out of the double play with a guy who hits a lot of them and who doesn't strike out a lot. It didn't work, it was the right move IMO.
"In our sundown perambulations of late, through the outer parts of Brooklyn, we have observed several parties of youngsters playing 'base', a certain game of ball. Let us go forth awhile, and get better air in our lungs. Let us leave our close rooms, the game of ball is glorious"