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Old 06-29-2007, 08:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Bottom of the 6th up by 6-7 runs 2 outs and a man on 2nd and they walk the cleanup batter. Bush league or not




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I don't think so, put him on and set up the force.
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I think you do whatever will help you get out of the inning. all teams have done it where they rally and score 5 or 6 runs with 2 outs. anything can happen why take the chance
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Is this from Clegg the other night?
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I agree, you would want to set up the force play in this situation.
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Originally Posted by cuse6189
Bottom of the 6th up by 6-7 runs 2 outs and a man on 2nd and they walk the cleanup batter. Bush league or not
There is no reason to walk the guy. Yeah you set up the force, but you might as well just go after the guy, his run and the run on 2nd mean nothing.

The other question is, how many HR's were left? A 2 run HR might not be the best thing in that situation.
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I think it depends what the guy has done earlier. In this case, i think the guy in question already hit a homer and a single. I would walk him, just my opinion.
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I repsectfully disagree. Those runs could mean something. We have all seen in this game, a team is certanly capable of scoreing 6-7 runs with two outs.

I know it's unlikely in a lot of cases but still possible.
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Originally Posted by Big Papa
I repsectfully disagree. Those runs could mean something. We have all seen in this game, a team is certanly capable of scoreing 6-7 runs with two outs.

I know it's unlikely in a lot of cases but still possible.
I do appreciate that, and I don't think it's ridiculous to walk him, but I probably would just play it out.

Just like the last poll we had on here, my first inclination is always to try and get every out you can.
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But is it really bush league if you walk him? I don't think so, i just think it's a matter of how you manage the situation.
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