Hit Parade: Batteries to exploit for stolen base help
For every success in baseball, there's a failure.
For every big hit, a pitcher who failed to get that batter out. For every great catch, a batter who was robbed of a hit. For every catcher who throws out a would-be base stealer, a "caught stealing" on the other end.
And so when I saw that Dexter Fowler stole five bases Monday, I wondered to myself, "Now who was pitching and catching that game?" And it was even worse than I thought: The Rockies stole eight bases as a team ...
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