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Garrido, Texas have small-ball success

Updated: June 10, 2009, 11:47 AM ET
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com

AUSTIN, Texas -- It's the humblest of offensive weapons, a strategic admission that scratching for runs will sometimes work as well as playing for big innings.

But as always, Texas coach Augie Garrido is college baseball's biggest proponent of the bunt, a simple play he thinks is undervalued in modern baseball thinking.

"If hitting is the hardest skill in sports, than why in the hell are you going to concentrate on trying to beat somebody with hitting?" Garrido asked. "Find ...

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