Found May 31, 2012 on The Victory Formation:

This is why the save stat in baseball may be one of the more misleading statistics in baseball. Last night, the Seattle Mariners crushed the Texas Rangers 21-8. It was already 17-0 by the conclusion of the 4th inning. This game obviously was not in doubt, except when the players arrived in the parking lot. [...]

1 Comment:
  • I agree. This is sooooooooooooo preposterous. The way they apply a "saving" to pitchers is so out of line! I guess they (and the Union) are trying to provide relief pitchers some statistics they could hang on to add to their yearly salaries, which is also ridiculous in many cases.
    Give me a break!
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