Re: Things Marty Loves to Complain about
Originally Posted by dougdirt
You are assuming that you can get that one run in the first place. It isn't a promise. Do all that you can to get yourself on base. If you don't get a pitch to try and get a hit on, then take your free pass to first base and hope the next guys gets a pitch to hit. A bad hitter getting a good pitch to hit is probably a better scenario to work with than a good hitter getting a crappy pitch and trying to do something with it.
And you're assuming that several more opportunities to score will come about. That also is not a promise. Just because a player doesn't get a "pitch to hit" doesn't mean he's gonna walk. Hitters don't hit "pitcher's pitchers" very often and they are strikes. Players don't walk on "pitcher's pitches".
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