Friday, May 19, 2023

Newsletter Excerpt, May 19, 2023 -- "Expecting Even More"

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"Nobody in baseball has both a higher slugging percentage and lower strikeout rate than [Acuña] does, and again, that’s without getting full value for his batted balls. It’s an incredible leap forward for a player who was already on an early Hall of Fame track before the pandemic and a knee injury stalled him."