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Sunday, May 05, 2019

Rays are shifting in ways you’ve rarely seen

Yet here they are again, doing something odd. The Rays just finished off the month of April doing something we have just about never seen, at least in the five seasons of Statcast tracking: In the first month of the season, they shifted right-handed batters more (33 percent of the time) than they shifted left-handed batters (26.9 percent).

If that feels weird ... well, it is. It’s not that it’s never happened, it’s just that it’s almost never happened.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 05, 2019 at 07:22 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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