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Is bunting considered "old softball"

RADcatcher

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Dec 13, 2019
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MLB is often used in this forum for reference as they are the best in the world at what they do and the games of fastpitch and baseball are similar.

For the sake of argument
Glad you recognize the two sports are similar but not the same!
For the sake of discussion,

Does every coach use the same strategy against every opponent.
NO.
Does every player have the same swing and tendencies.
NO.
Can every batter hit to the opposite field.
NO.
Is every batter a slow runner.
NO.
Can every infield handle a line up that mixes big swings & small ball.
NO.
Are there pitchers who completely overwelm other teams line ups trying to swing.
YES.
Can bunting put the ball in play.
YES.
Have teams won by utilizing bunting.
YES.
Does small ball give batters more tools to use.
YES.
Does small ball create more pressure on the defense.
YES.
Is bunting used as strategy.
YES.
Is strategy part of fastpitch and its sibling sports.
YES.
 
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RADcatcher

Possibilities & Opportunities!
Dec 13, 2019
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Strategy!
Listen to the announcers.
Theres some feedback there...
Whats that they said.
Universal DH is the reason for the huge drop off in the amount of sac's.
Still 3 sac's so far this series.


LOL perhaps bunting is considered
'new baseball' ?! :)
 
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Jul 31, 2019
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MLB is often used in this forum for reference as they are the best in the world at what they do and the games of fastpitch and baseball are similar.

For the sake of argument we can throw out baseball stats. Just go to any of the fastptich analytics websites and guess what the math still holds.

Welcome to 2020.
Not true at all, and your still arguing about a sac but. Fortunately I can say that as we moved into the 20’s, there are still coaches that have egos bigger than their knowledge of the game. Bunting tends to make them look silly though when they can’t defend it....
 
Jul 31, 2019
275
43
Strategy!
Listen to the announcers.
Theres some feedback there...
Whats that they said.
Universal DH is the reason for the huge drop off in the amount of sac's.
Still 3 sac's so far this series.


LOL perhaps bunting is considered
'new baseball' ?! :)
Say it isn’t true. A sac bunt in the WS?
 
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