Originally Posted by Nasty_Boy
Last year Bruce had 141 hits in 560 ABs, for a .252 average... You take away 4 hits, he hits .245... You had 16 he hits .280.
Would 16 singles be worth 12 HRs?
You just don't get more hits when you stop pulling the ball. You strike out less often. You move runners over more often. You put the ball in play more often. You keep rallies going more often. The list is long.