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Sunday, August 27, 2017

The art of hitting by Daniel Murphy - Byron Kerr

“Every at-bat to him is extremely valuable,” says third base coach Bobby Henley of Murphy’s work. “He’s up there to try to do something to help the ballclub. He wants to drive runs in, that’s the big thing. He wants to do whatever he can to drive a run in, understanding what the pitcher is trying to do to him and staying with his plan. I think he has shown over last year and the course of this year that he’s pretty good when he stays with his plan. It’s been fun to watch, I know that.

“I think that comes with at-bats over the course of years. He’s a veteran ballplayer, veteran hitter. I think from years of hitting and years of understanding what it takes for him to be successful, he’s kind of found that and he’s staying with that.”

Jim Furtado Posted: August 27, 2017 at 09:23 AM | 0 comment(s)
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