Think the Game

January Think the Game Quiz #2

This week, we bring you another Think the Game quiz. How well can you navigate these difficult situations without checking back to previous TTGs for the answer? Let’s give it a shot!

True or False? In a “leverage count” (2-0, 2-1, 3-0, 3-1, 1-0) situation when there is pressure on the pitcher to throw a strike, a hitter should swing through and intentionally miss the ball if he misreads the type of pitch.

True. You’ll find the details here.

True or False? It doesn’t matter if you slow down right after hitting the base at 1st, as long as you don’t slow down before hitting the base.

 False. You’ll find the details here.

True or False? When a pop-up is hit close to the fence or another obstacle like a tarp or dugout railing, the easiest way to catch it is to drift with the ball so that you get to the obstacle at the same time that you catch the ball.

False. You’ll find the details here.