It is advantageous at any level of baseball for a hitter to force a pitcher to throw more pitches to them during an at-bat. The advantages are plentiful: with more pitches, the hitter increases their odds of seeing a pitch in the strike zone, it increases the pitcher’s workload, and it increases the odds that…
Tag: Jayson Werth
Things I Forgot About The 2008 Phillies: Jimmy Rollins Wore High Socks
Earlier this season, J-Rol wore his socks high. I had forgotten that he had also done this during the 2008 season. This screen grab was captured from the Phillies third game, and first win, of the 2008 season where a walk-off Jayson Werth walk won them the ball game.