Originally Posted by 11larkin11
From Doug's stats he posted, it looks like what people are seeing is Stubbs MISSING on outside pitches way more often than anyone else. When a guy hits a pitch out of the zone, no one really notices. Its when he swings and misses at pitches out of the zone when people notice. That's why your eyes tell you one thing, but the truth lies somewhere else. Yes, Stubbs swings and MISSES at too many pitches out of the zone.
Pretty much. Stubbs doesn't chase much, but when he does, unlike just about everyone else in baseball, he misses more than half of the time.