A need for speed?

The Orioles are stealing bases at an unexpected rate, but baseball experts debate whether running correlates with success.

July 21, 2006|By CHILDS WALKER | CHILDS WALKER,SUN REPORTER

A joyful light flooded into Sam Perlozzo's eyes and a grin pulled at the corners of his mouth.

The Orioles manager had just been asked about the place of aggressive running in baseball.

Starters: Orioles' Erik Bedard (11-6, 4.02) vs. Devel Rays' Casey Fossum (3-3, 4.91)

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