Re: They Were Reds: A Tribute
Originally Posted by WildcatFan
I see that Baseball Reference corroborates your "Kevin Barker" story, but I still hold that it's made up. That can't be real.
In that same game Drew Sutton pinch hit. I think the OP missed him.
And I'm not sure if Dernell Stenson counts or not, since he seemed to have a ML future.
Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.