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Rickey burned so bright the elephant on his sleeve had to wear shades. (AP) In the first inning of Monday night's game, YES showed a graphic indicating that Coco Crisp's current streak...

Maybe David Wright Should Stop Trying To Steal Bases

David Wright's stolen base success rate this season is poor. Maybe he should stop trying to steal bases.

The Mets Probably Won't Steal Many Bases This Season And That's Okay

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Getting on base and hitting for power are more important than stealing bases, but you knew that already.

A Quick Thought On "Aggressiveness"

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We spent a lot of the offseason hearing that the Brewers were going to be more aggressive on the basepaths. One of the places that aggressiveness was expected to manifest itself was stolen bases....

Running At Will

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86% - great for the opposition, awful for the #Rays

The Earl Weaver Effect, Part II: Stolen Base Edition

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The Earl Weaver Effect, Part II: Stolen Base Edition. Oddly enough, Weaver stole 47% more than the rest of the AL the first year of the DH.

Should the Mets Put the Brakes on Stolen Bases? Like Many Things, it Depends.

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James Kannengieser at the excellent Amazin' Avenue is a tad bit concerned over Sandy Alderson's comment the other day that "stolen bases are a footnote" given the Mets prowess in this area. He...

Sandy Alderson: "Stolen Bases Are A Footnote"

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Sandy Alderson doesn't think stolen bases are very important -- will this affect the Mets' baserunning strategy?

On Carlos Gomez and Base Stealing

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A look at Carlos Gomez's base stealing and a consideration of the possibility that his infrequent attempts aren't a problem.

Will Beltran ever be a base-running threat again?

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This article predicts he'll get 14-17 steals this year. But I think that with all of his leg injuries and his age, he may not reach 10 SBs this year or any year ever again.

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