Gotta agree with Brutus here. There were certainly opportunities earlier in the game. That AB with Heisey comes to mind when he needed to get down the bunt, but fouled off 2 and then struck out. That was big IMO. There were several others. That bloop hit that plated 2...if Heisey keeps that ball in front of him like he was supposed to, only 1 scores. I like that he made the attempt, but to be honest, the person with the best shot at it was probably the shortstop...but Renteria just doesn't have the speed or mobility to get there. Could Janish have gotten it? Maybe. But you can't let it score 2.
So yeah, there were things we could've done better. And yes, there was some luck involved as you'd expect too.
What about missed opportunities by the opponent? Isn't every out a missed opportunity, if we are going to look at games at that level? Wasn't Bruce hitting a home run in the ninth a missed opportunity by Farnsworth?
Last edited by traderumor; 06-29-2011 at 11:44 AM.
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