Re: Website for Minor League Splits
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Rodriguez has extreme one side power, from both sides of the plate. Essentially, if he isn't pulling the ball, he is a singles hitter. He has next to no power up the middle or to the opposite field, regardless of the side of the plate. But, he is a good singles hitter from both sides of the plate, so let him keep on doing what he is doing. He hat hit .300+ at every step of the way.
Ok. But I'm still not sure I get it. His BA and OBP are virtually identical from either side. His GB%, LD%, OFB%, K% and BB% are all pretty close. But he hits far more doubles and homers from the right side, leading to 146 point difference in SLG. Is it a ballpark effect?
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