Stolen bases and runs scored don't go hand-in-hand

Luis Castillo, Juan Pierre and Dave Roberts are tied for the NL lead in stolen bases, but are nowhere near the league leaders in runs scored.

Originally Published: September 25, 2002
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Closest race in baseball?

At this moment, it's for the National League stolen-base crown, with no fewer than three players tied for the lead with 45 steals.

OBP Runs Luis Castillo .360 85 Juan Pierre .328 85 Dave Roberts .353 63

You've heard that old saying, "You can't steal first base"? No truer words were ever spoken, which is readily apparent when you see that none of these top base stealers are going to score 100 runs. Castillo and Pierre, ...

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