Re: 5/5/2013 Los Rojos v. Cachorros
Looking at Mes' numbers on Fangraphs, I must say he has some very promsing numbers. He has about a 15% K rate and walk rate, both identical. He has a 25% line drive rate with the rest evenly divided between GB and FB. These are very good numbers. His BABIP is .279, a bit low but not way out of line. His OBP is good.
But his ISO power is very low and he should be hitting for more power. Low SLG, not reflective of the power he showed in the minor leagues.
Could be that he's tentative at the plate, totally concerned with hitting to right and making contact. The numbers are promising but maybe the coaches need to get him to relax and swing away a bit more.