Archive for March 28th, 2012

ESPN’s Dave Schoenfield, custodian of the SweetSpot blog, recently pointed out a remarkable statistic: in exactly one fewer plate appearance, David Ortiz struck out 62 fewer times in 2011 than 2010. Incredibly, there is very little precedent for such a decline. Besides Ortiz, only one other player in baseball history struck out 62 fewer times in consecutive 500 […]

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