Saturday, September 17, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, September 17, 2022 -- "Watching the Sho"

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"So to my eyes, Ohtani doubling down this year, actually getting better as a pitcher -- more strikeouts, fewer walks -- while sustaining his greatness at the plate, is more impressive to me than his 2021 was. Last year wasn’t a fluke. This is who he is, one of the best hitters in baseball and one of the best pitchers in baseball."