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Just a guess, but I suspect he's altered his swing

Last year, I read reports that the velocity off his bat was very high, perhaps among the highest in MLB, but that the angle at which the balls were coming off his bat was usually too low, leading to a lot of low line drives and ground balls that ended up being outs. So, great and solid contact with poor results.

Like I say, just a guess, but I know he was aware of the issue, and he may have worked on his swing to get a better angle off the bat.

(In response to this post by WahooFla)

Posted: 04/21/2017 at 11:43AM


Current Thread:
  Looks a little leaner too. ** -- TJUCavs 04/21/2017 3:27PM
  Just a guess, but I suspect he's altered his swing -- HoonDog 04/21/2017 11:43AM
  Here's last week's article from Newslink (link) -- HOOSNICE 04/21/2017 11:53AM
  Thanks much! ** -- HoonDog 04/21/2017 2:32PM
  Hope he keeps it up. -- Wahoo Josh 04/21/2017 10:43AM