Yesterday I was watching the Reds-Astros game and one of the Reds broadcasters -- who shall remain nameless because I like him -- suggested that Bob Boone subscribes to the "Billy Beane theory" of not wasting valuable outs on sacrifice bunts.
This came as a surprise to me, because when Boone managed the Royals a few years back, he loved the bunt. In 1996, Boone's last full season in Kansas City, the Royals led the American League with 66 sacrifice hits.
So I checked this season. And ...
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