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Tweet of the Day: Dustin Ackley is recovering from his sabermetrics abuse

Jun 19, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

Had me laughing:


And it doesn’t appear as if the improvement is based on Ackley becoming more aggressive or anything. He has walked in 16.16 of plate appearances during his minor league assignment. He walked in 7.01% of his plate appearances in the big leagues this year.

  1. offthelows - Jun 19, 2013 at 2:30 PM

    Well, the walk rate isn’t necessarily an indication of someone not being more aggressive. When you’re hitting around .400 in Tacoma, pitchers are going to give you less to hit than when you’re nearly an automatic out at the big league level hitting a hair above .200

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