Batting

Stephen
Nickrand
September 19, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
Alec Bohm's ability to make a lot of contact and hit the ball hard puts a breakout season in his sights moving into 2023.
Stephen
Nickrand
September 12, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
Hidden behind MJ Melendez's mediocre stats in the second half has been a big surge in his batted ball quality.
Greg
Jewett
September 09, 2022 1:05 AM GMT
With time running out for making an impact in the standings, next week features one team playing nine games and four with eight. Targeting players in line for an uptick in playing time may help one accrue precious counting statistics, or a sneaky batting average addition in the next scoring period.
Stephen
Nickrand
September 05, 2022 1:05 AM GMT
Lars Nootbaar has quietly become one of the game's best bats in the second half of the season.
Greg
Jewett
September 02, 2022 1:04 AM GMT
With eyes on 2023, Adley Rutschman has settled into the second spot in the Orioles lineup; Oneil Cruz bumps into the lead-off spot, and Gavin Sheets rides his hot streak into the heart of the batting order.
Stephen
Nickrand
August 29, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
The must-see finale of the career of Albert Pujols has been driven by his ability to mash lefties.
Greg
Jewett
August 26, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
Although next week's focus could be on some much-anticipated promotions, Nathaniel Lowe has settled into third in the Rangers lineup. Lars Nootbaar continues leading off against right-handed pitching, and Harold Ramírez splits time between hitting third or fourth for the Rays.
Stephen
Nickrand
August 22, 2022 1:05 AM GMT
Brian Serven's overall stats don't show much promise, but his results at Coors Field suggest he has some hidden upside.
Greg
Jewett
August 19, 2022 1:04 AM GMT
For those seeking speed, Jake McCarthy could be a stealth addition and he's moving up in the lineup. A.J. Pollock's back at leadoff for the White Sox and Bryson Stott may hit first when Kyle Schwarber returns.
Stephen
Nickrand
August 15, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
Randal Grichuk's concurrent surge in average exit velocity and contact is profiling him as a late-bloomer worthy of your attention.
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