Originally Posted by NebraskaRed
So, you don't think that the player might be influenced by other people, and that that has an effect on his performance at the plate?
What percentage of the day (or even what percentage of the game) is the player up at the plate?
And we fundamentally disagree about baseball being a game where players are "isolated from everyone else on every play."
I just don't believe that some player knows some magic secret that the coaches and manager don't already know and aren't talking to the player who needs help with already.
On what plays is a player relying on someone else to do their job?