#Hot Corner

Talking BABIP Without Talking BABIP

Ned Yost, on Eric Hosmer:

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“The results aren’t showing. He’s probably hit 15-to-18 line outs where if he’d just found a hole with half of those, he’d be hitting .270. So when you don’t have a lot of luck, it tends to weigh you down a little bit, so this is good chance to sit back and clear his head.”

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Hosmer presently has baseball’s lowest BABIP, at .165. Between 2011-2012, the rest of his numbers are fairly similar.

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