Re: Top defensive plays you've seen
Originally Posted by BluegrassRedleg
Used to really love watching Gary Pettis play CF in the 80s. Don't know if there's any good video of him floating around out there, but he had some of the most spectacular HR thefts you'll ever see.
Now there's a forgotten player. Gary Pettis. Was it he who jumped on top of a fence one time to take a HR away from someone?
Sabermetrics can be boiled down to this simple truism: A batter's goal is to extend the inning. Extend enough innings and you're going to score runs. Extend more innings than your opponent and you're going to score more runs than him.