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November 23, 2011

Juan Pierre wins the 2011 Yogi Berra Award

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 23, 2011 10:00 pm
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Max Marchi:

The great Yankee catcher used to swing at everything, and when asked about his habit of swinging at bad pitches, he once replied with one of his trademark quotes: “If I can hit it, it’s a good pitch.”

A young baseball fan, reading about Yogi’s tendency to go after every pitch, might be tempted to assume he struck out a lot. Nothing is further from reality …

Thus, in crowning the third recipient of the Yogi Berra Award, we are looking for hackers who get good results from their aggressive approach at the plate. …

Speaking of Juan Pierre, the Sox declined to offer him arbitration. The Sox offered arbitration to Mark Buehrle.

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