We had our friends at Stats, Inc. check and see whether more multi-run innings came with a lead off homer or a lead off walk. You would think that a lead off walk would lead to more big innings than a lead off home run. Not true. A lead off home run, this year, has lead to more multi-run innings than lead off walks. It's against conventional thinking.Good lord. Oh yeah, I am reeeeeeeally looking forward to his senile blather over the next three weeks. My head is already starting to hurt.
You have to read this part again -- and read it in bold:
You would think that a lead off walk would lead to more big innings than a lead off home run.The man that uttered that sentence is employed as the top analyst for the most important baseball games of the season.