Omaha native's stats are money to CWS champion Bruins
Omaha native Kent Bonham launched CollegeSplits.com, one of the latest ripples in the sabermetric wave sweeping America's pastime.
Posted: Saturday, June 29, 2013 12:00 am
John Savage stood in the third base dugout at TD Ameritrade Park looking at his clipboard. Baseball moves slow like the sun, but decisions happen fast. And the UCLA coach, locked in a close CWS opener, had to make a call.
One of LSU's best hitters was at the plate. All of Savage's baseball training told him to pitch around the batter. Go after the next guy. But the numbers told him something else — the Tiger at the plate hadn't shown power against righties.
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