Re: 8/23/2013 Brewers at Reds
Originally Posted by cincrazy
I don't think OBM's comments were off base. They seem pretty accurate to me. That's the book on most hitters that aren't great hitters, so I don't think he made a huge reach in what he said. I don't think we need 2,000 PA to glean he mashes fastballs and struggles with breaking pitches.
That's an awfully big generalization and not one that lends itself to successful scouting.
Some guys are fastball hitters, some are better with offspeed stuff. Some are high ball hitters, some are low ball hitters. There's no one set characteristic among hitters.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda