Originally Posted by TRF
no, it's indicative of hitting line drives. soft and hard. His SLG is what determines power and solid contact. LD% is mostly an incomplete stat as it tells us really nothing except that the ball was to low to be a fly ball and too high to be a groundball.
In fact LDs might be the exact wrong thing for a guy like Stubbs, not enough lift to net him power and not putting it on the ground enough to utilize his speed.