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Best Game by a Pinch-Hitter

With American League teams playing games in National League parks, many full-time DHs are left like children wandering aimlessly through a forest. These fearsome hitters are forced to pace the dugout, waiting for an opportunity to pinch hit. But even then, what chance does a pinch hitter have to actually affect a game? Can a guy who doesn’t start the game really have a big impact? Continue reading