Re: Billy Hamilton named top prospect from the AFL
Originally Posted by PuffyPig
As long as you walk lots the K's won't matter.
Many players K alot because they work the count deep and also walk tons. Dunn comes to mind.
Stubbs just seems to K. Hamilton is, I believe, trying to walk lots to take advantage of his speed.
I've been saying the same thing for years. A 2-1 K-BB ratio or better to me indicates a player that's going to be successful.
Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.