Team intentional walks allowed per game is an interesting statistic in that it is solely based on managerial discretion. An instruction to allow an intentional walk never comes from a player, so this essentially looks at exactly how often this particular managerial decision is made.
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Teams with quality pitching staffs are naturally more likely to appear at the top of this list because they’re less likely to find themselves in situations with runners already on base in which an intentional walk may be warranted. Additionally, some managers feel more comfortable than others with allowing intentional walks than others, though in recent years some research has shown that managers tend to overuse the intentional walk as a managerial tool.