High cost of free passes
Walking Barry Bonds every time he comes to the plate is a strategy that simply doesn't work.
Was anybody watching the postseason in 2002?
More to the point, was Jack McKeon?
I think the world of McKeon, but isn't he too smart to employ the brilliant "strategy" of walking Barry Bonds every time there's a runner on base? Because there's absolutely no evidence suggesting that it actually works.
Barry Bonds' regular-season numbers in 2002 were awesome.
.370 Batting average .582 On-base percentage .799 Slugging percentage
All three numbers were tops in ...
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