Re: Jay Bruce looks like he has become a professional hitter overnight!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by Trajinous
I think clutch in baseball terms is RBI's. It's the ability to drive in a run through hit, home run, walk, sac-fly, etc. The situation around the AB doesn't matter if we want quantify it.
While watching a game, the game seem more tense as it goes along because the number of opportunties declines every out. Therefore, we believe a game tying hit in the 9th is more "clutch" than an earlier inning like 3rd.
Isn't getting on base when your team is down or tied late in a game also clutch? Outs are precious in those scenarios. Wouldn't Choo's hit in the last inning last night be clutch since it put a runner in scoring position? An out there would have been huge.
...the 2-2 to Woodsen and here it comes...and it is swung on and missed! And Tom Browning has pitched a perfect game! Twenty-seven outs in a row, and he is being mobbed by his teammates, just to the thirdbase side of the mound.