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Perfect example of penny wise pound foolish. Auto intentional walk ...

Although I don't recall the pitcher or situation, I DO remember seeing a wild pitch on an IW that scored a decisive run. I also remember a batter reaching out to hit a ball that was too close.

No matter how many times there's an IW, you hold your breath just a bit when a pitcher lobs the ball towards the catcher. Some pitchers are more uncomfortable than others in issuing 4 balls.

And how much does the auto IW save???... 60 seconds?? Ridiculous!

(In response to this post by HOOGATORB)

Posted: 07/13/2017 at 8:09PM


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