Re: Strike out = to any other out?
Originally Posted by BadFundamentals
TRF, I addressed your OBP point in this post (below). I would be curious about your response to this if you care to.
(not meaning any animosity with any of this...........I would be curious about your response to below.
Relatively worse, because (except in an extreme case <missed third strike> ) a K has no chance of moving up runners - other outs do.
again apples and oranges.
pitchers that K a lot of batters also do not walk a lot of batters. for the most part.
If AD walks, hits a HR, and K's three times, is that a good game? he just went 1-4, his BA was .250, but his OBP was .400.
You are are taking what a pitcher does to an entire team and comparing it to what an individual hitter does to a pitcher.
apples and oranges.
and while that strikeout didn't advance a runner, it also kept them out of an inning ending DP.
“I’ll just take my walk,” he said, to laughter. One reporter followed up that Hamilton might be able to score from first on a single. “If he does, that’s great. Isn’t that crazy? Think about that: I hit a single and got an RBI. Like I said, crude stat, right?”