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In Need of Walk Therapy

Explores the effect of walks given and received on the win-loss record.

Martin Manley Nails It: Royals Don't Have The Balls To Walk

The crux of Manley's argument: "If you are making the assumption that taking a walk is less a function of patience and more a function of pitcher fear, I can see where you care coming from. So, I decided to evaluate that question." You can guess what he finds. The Royals simply do not value taking pitches, walks, and OBP. And you can't blame it on pitchers fearing the Royals obvious lack of power. Novel? No. Not at all. We've all been arguing this for years here (and elsewhere). But Manley's critique is devastating nonetheless. Why? Because it's coming from the KC Star, which (other than Posnanski) has generally shilled KC success stories or unfounded hope. - TL

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Power and Patience

A few posts back (in the one about Khalil Greene), there was a bit of a discussion about the relation of OBP to park factors (in that case, why Greene's OBP [and not just  SLG/ISO] higher away from...

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Still Worried About Plate Discipline?

We took six walks in last night's second game against the Yankees: 3 by Teahan, 1 by Grudzielanek, 1 by Butler, and 1 by Gordon.  I recall Teahan having a few games like this last year.  We struck...

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Walks, Today's Game, And Strategy

In light of this, I would like our very own moderator, Will McDonald, to issue a public apology. ;)  But seriously, the ~five~ walks earned in today's game ought to assuage the concerns of all...

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