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Old 11-04-16, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by thavoice View Post
You expect any less from me?

I have said that for years. COaching HS aged kids I made a very unconventional move in a tournament game....lose your season is over. Last inning, tying run at first. 2 outs. I intentionally walked the batter which put the tying run at second, and winning run at 1st.

Did so simply as a gut play as I was more worried of that hitter (whom I walked all 5 times that game) would get a double, triple or HR than the next guy getting a single to tie it.
Playing the odds, you had more faith in the next guy not getting a single than the previous batter hitting a double or more.