Re: 2012 weird and wacky....
Originally Posted by RedlegJake
One ozf the great things about baseball is that an article like this can be compiled every season....endlessly fascinating. How about the back to back to back jacks with the same fan catching 2 of them? Chapmans strikeout dominance at the point where he fanned something like 20 or 21 of the last 25 batters he'd faced? You could go on and on...
How about Votto batting .500 for a 23 game stretch between May 25 and June 19?
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.