Originally Posted by RedsManRick
I can see your point; perhaps I was listening through my anti-Dusty filter. Maybe the OBP point is obvious that he doesn't feel the need to make it. But when I hear Dusty talk about keeping the pitcher in the stretch and setting the table on the heels of the points specific to speed, I hear "speed keeps the other team honest" and "manufacture runs small-ball style". Perhaps that says more about me than Dusty...
I like Dusty but he is old school. I agree with you there. If you had 2 20/20 Hitters (hr/sb) one line. 260ba/.410 obp the second. 310ba/.328obp my bet is Dusty picks player 2. Because stinking obp ain't important.