Re: Brandon Phillips Batting 2nd
Originally Posted by smixsell
Worth a look. I'm betting there have been a few guys who have had big BA or OBP jumps after establishing a clear pattern (ie at least 4 seasons).
4 seasons is one thing, and can represent a pattern, but often that takes a player to age 26-28, where you would expect a jump in numbers as said player reaches his age prime seasons. but 8 seasons? no way that is a significant list.
He is exactly what we know he is.
“I’ll just take my walk,” he said, to laughter. One reporter followed up that Hamilton might be able to score from first on a single. “If he does, that’s great. Isn’t that crazy? Think about that: I hit a single and got an RBI. Like I said, crude stat, right?”