Posted 13 February 2018 - 08:25 AM
I’ll still go with brain, eyes, hands over the machine. Who is entering the data? Is it accurate? Nothing like hands-on experience. No right or wrong. Just my preference.”
“Before analytics players used their brain and their eyes and their hands. Better than any computer. I had a front-row seat watching and listening to Rod (Carew) and Tony Oliva and Harmon Killebrew execute their craft.”
“That stat (exit velocity) just tempts those without (Aaron) Judge’s or (Giancarlo) Stanton’s power to swing harder, strike out more, strain something. Only ‘candy’ for the fans.”
“Young pitchers, a few thoughts. ‘It will rust out before it will wear out.’ LIGHT pitching daily is good. If you are capable of reaching 92 (mph), try getting hitters out pitching at 88. It’s called pitching, not throwing. #Smartpitching.”
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If I wanted balls and strikes called by a robot, I would get an Xbox!
Posted 15 February 2018 - 06:56 AM
Thanks for posting that. I've always been a Jim Kaat fan. Glad that he's still around and able to contribute to the organization!
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