Originally Posted by Banks
I believe stolen bases are an underrated skill/platform of production.
I'd love to see the Cubs run some more. Impaticular, I agree with Lee... Fukudome, Barney, Castro and Soriano, should be encouraged to be more aggressive on the base path.
To me, its really a lost art in the game. It is starting to come back some- meaning stolen bases- but managers just value outs so much these days. It drives me crazy watching a P that is about a 1.7 to the plate- meaning very slow- pitch and baserunners just stay put.
With Byrd hitting third this year, i do expect more running from Fukudome and Castro