Shit. I'll say it.
You are incorrect here Tripods. There is one goal when you step to the plate. Get the best pitch to hit possible and hit it hard. Only things you have any control over.
He executed Part A to perfection and it would not matter if the count was 0-0, 3-0, or 0-2. You are not seeing one better than that one.
Now Part B? Yikes, not so much.
Of course, some think Carlos had a good day at the plate yesterday, and I think he past multiple opportunities to drive a ball into a gap. So to each his own, I guess.