Originally Posted by Unassisted
Thom supporters should have heard him going on with Marty today on the radio about how much he disagrees with the notion of MLB teams condoning strikeouts. He's very much convinced that strikeouts are an important indicator of a team's chances for a successful season. When discussing how appalled he was that the Braves and Reds don't find them objectionable, you'd have thought he was discussing the decriminalization of bank robbery!
When we hear newbie RedsZoners staking out that same position, keep in mind where it's coming from.
Adding to the list of things Thom - a 25-year broadcast veteran, mind you - is STUNNED by:
Why relief pitchers don't practice hitting and bunting more.
The low batting average across MLB on 3-2 counts a month into the season.
Just to prove I can say something nice about the guy, his call of Phillips' great defensive play was top notch. That's the type of thing he's good at.