“He’s due!” - my Dad, every time a hitter who hadn’t done anything in a while, was up at the plate with runners in scoring position.
Predicting baseball outcomes is hard. Many years ago, most of us who would watch baseball games would rely on our eyes to tell us when a hitter was truly “due” because we had no better way of measuring. Baseball has always been a quantifiable sport (every event is a data point), but back then we didn’t have access to more than the traditional statistics (home runs . . .