Originally Posted by TSJ55
This is one of the weakest points commonly heard on the subject. All skill being equal, a player who is bigger, faster, stronger will turn what would have been a sawed off bloop to the SS to a dying quail over his head. What would have been a long out to get over the wall. What would have been a single into a double. In the field they get to balls they wouldn't have ordinarily gotten to and make throws they wouldn't have been able to ordinarily make.
Reguardless of what the ball will do, said player still has to make contact....If he hits 5 balls 500 ft but strikesout 20 times in between each HR......I'll take the outs.