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"Well, Baddoo isn’t going to be Chris Shelton. He’s drawn walks in five straight games, and in May has 15 strikeouts against 11 unintentional walks, a very good ratio for the modern game. Baddoo isn’t hitting for the crazy power he did in April, but the tradeoff has made him a much more productive player, with a .431 OBP this month and four steals without being caught."