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Expert Analysis

The Math Behind the Stolen Base

Topics: Baseball Instruction, Catcher, Runners, Uncategorized

Numbers often tell the story in baseball. In this video, shot in 1993, Reds Bench Coach, Ray Knight details the numbers behind the stolen base. How long does it take a catcher to catch a pitch and then get the ball to 2B? How fast must a runner get to 2B to be safe 80%…

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