Monday, April 21, 2008

Maybe I'm missing something...

But with Adam Witter being intentionally walked in the bottom of the ninth, how much sense did it make to pinch run for the trail runner AND potentially lose your best power bat/catcher if the game went into extra innings?

Of course, it doesn't matter now because Bien Figueroa looks like a genius since he pinch hit Olmo Rosario for Carlos Sosa and it worked out perfectly.

2 comments:

beassct said...

I understand your concern but with 1 out I believe Bien wanted the speed at first base to hopefully avoid a ground ball inning ending double play. I thought it was a good move - almost as shining as pinch hitting Olmo.

Insurance guy said...

hey Joe, have you commented on Rosario yet? is he really a shortstop? There is kind of an opening on the big club...