No Mere Slap Hitter: Alyssa Gillespie

Michael Bigham Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 0 Comments

Good lead-off hitters are hard to find, but Oregon has a dandy in Alyssa Gillespie. Lead-off batters are vital to sparking an effective offense. Their mission: be aggressive and get on base at all costs; hit, bunt, get hit by a pitch, earn a walk; just get to first base. When the bases are empty, Gillespie is a slap hitter …