Re: 9/15/13 - Reds @ Milwaukee
Teams and individuals have been stepping up at crunch time since the invention of sports. It isn't some recently discovered phenomenon. The Reds just did it last week against the Cards and Dodgers, and hopefully they've got more of that left in the tank.
"I talked to an advance scout that told me if Joey Votto and Albert Pujols were on the same team he'd advise his team to do the unthinkable...pitch around Votto to get to Pujols." - Buster Olney, ESPN