“#Fernando Tatis. Jr. grand slam criticism ‘silly’: Aaron Boone”
August 18, 2020 | 10:06pm
Asked about San Diego’s Fernando Tatis Jr. hitting a grand slam on a 3-0 pitch Monday night against the Rangers with the Padres leading by seven runs late in the game and getting criticized for it, Boone said, “I think it is a little bit silly. I think the needle has moved in that regard. Now more than when these started 10, 50 and a 100 years ago things are different.
“I think the needle is moving closer in the direction where if you really break it down guys aren’t and shouldn’t be offended by somebody swinging at a 3-0 count.’’
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