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Ramblings about strikeout rate and the silliness of pitchers batting

In Commentary And Analysis, Major League Baseball by dmick89102 Comments

A few days ago Rob Neyer pointed out how three true outcomes (TTO) are increasing and wonders if something should be done about it. For those who don't know, the TTO is a walk, strikeout or home run. It's most of the plays that don't require the involvement of any fielder. Everyone knows that strikeouts have increased over the years. …