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Interesting tidbit on Morneau's splits

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#1 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 07:09 AM

I was perusing baseball stats this morning and came across this oddity: Justin Morneau has this slash line against lefties:[TABLE="class: sortable stats_table"] [TD="align: right"].137[/TD] [TD="align: right"].170[/TD] [TD="align: right"].221[/TD] [TD="align: right"].391[/TD] [/TABLE] No big surprise there, right? But here is his slash line against left-handed starters: [TABLE="class: sortable stats_table"] [TD="align: right"].203[/TD] [TD="align: right"].268[/TD] [TD="align: right"].351[/TD] [TD="align: right"].620[/TD] [/TABLE] Still bad but not nearly as "oh my god, he's clueless" as his overall slash line. The odd thing is that he has 82 PAs against left-handed starters but only 100 PAs against lefties in general. Basically, Morneau is completely hopeless against left-handed specialists late in the game, going a mighty 2-19 against them with two walks and a double. Yikes. SSS and all but I found the data to be interesting.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:07 AM

Is this for 2012 only, or are these career stats?

You can come up with statistics to prove anything. Forty percent of all people know that.


#3 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:33 AM

Is this for 2012 only, or are these career stats?


2012.