Re: Can you explain why...
Originally Posted by mth123
Here is one on a tee for many of you, but I never really bought the explanation. Maybe something new and different can help me out. Can anyone explain why Strike-outs are the most important thing for a pitcher but are "just another out" for a hitter?
Strike outs aren't better for a pitcher than other outs. It's just that advanced stats like FIP value them more in terms of evaluating a pitchers skill, since they are more controllable for a pitcher than other outs.
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