Olivo is stealing bases?
Catcher Miguel Olivo stole third base against Houston, shortly after reaching base by being hit by a Chris Sampson pitch. The 28-year-old backstop had just two steals all season in 2006.
Was it Lou Brock or Rickey Henderson who said that stealing third was easier than stealing second? Not that it really matters, I'm just wondering if Olivo thinks that Sanchez will make the everyday lineup and he knows his best chance of scoring is to be standing on third when Alex comes to the plate. I.e. if he can get to third, running on home a squeeze bunt is in his future. Because that is the only way Sanchez is going to drive anyone home.