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Thread: Pitching better nowadays? Why? Offensive focus on OBP and walks = struggles.

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    Re: Pitching better nowadays? Why? Offensive focus on OBP and walks = struggles.

    Let's not degenerate this thread into a sabr/anti-sabr argument. Stay on topic discussing causes/reasons why pitching is better today and any correlation to hitting philosophies.
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    Re: Pitching better nowadays? Why? Offensive focus on OBP and walks = struggles.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tracy Jones View Post
    What are you confused about? I didn't say anything about Moneyball causing the rise in K's.

    What it has caused, is a lot of amateur Bill James' thinking their spreadsheets are the be all end all in evaluating baseball players.
    My bad. I thought you were trying to make a dubious connection. Surely you can understand why, as that comment had absolutely nothing to do with the topic we were discussing.
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    Re: Pitching better nowadays? Why? Offensive focus on OBP and walks = struggles.

    Quote Originally Posted by gilpdawg View Post
    My bad. I thought you were trying to make a dubious connection. Surely you can understand why, as that comment had absolutely nothing to do with the topic we were discussing.
    What are you talking about?

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