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Shutdown Innings Join the Wall of Statistical Shame

By Jon Hale at The Mockingbird in Blue Jays Blogs

October 1, 2012, 7:48 pm EDT via bjays.wordpress.com

Just a quick pillory of the concept of ‘shutdown innings’, a concept that is sadly making its viral way into the baseball consciousness despite having all the validity of ‘pitching to the score’, ‘clutch hitters’, and all that baseball folklore that sounds plausible at first, but then less and less the more you learn and [...] ...

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