Commentary

Bunting Carlos Ruiz makes no sense

Asking catcher to sacrifice in sixth hurts rather than helps Phillies' scoring chances

Originally Published: October 23, 2010
By R.J. Anderson | FanGraphs

It's fair to say the sixth inning of Saturday night's NLCS Game 6 will haunt the Philadelphia Phillies throughout the offseason. Raul Ibanez led off the inning with a double, bringing Carlos Ruiz to the plate with nobody out.


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