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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Why MLB players don’t bunt against the shift – Dodger Thoughts

It depends on the player.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 11, 2018 at 06:23 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bunting, strategy

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   1. Rough Carrigan Posted: October 11, 2018 at 10:44 AM (#5764552)
The thing is, teams shift on crappy hitters. The other day, Sandy Leon was leading off an inning and there was a shift against him. It's ridiculous that lousy hitting Sandy Leon wasn't ready and willing to take a free base. And, yeah, if he was practicing bunting it would be pretty much a free base.

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