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Thursday, August 10, 2017

The swing tweak that may have fixed Jose Peraza

How does such an obvious flaw not get fixed in the minor leagues?

Jim Furtado Posted: August 10, 2017 at 10:04 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: jose peraza, reds

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   1. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: August 10, 2017 at 11:20 AM (#5510439)
Any player can hit like that over 42 pa. That "hot" streak has gotten him all the way up to a 63 ops+ on the season.
   2. Dolf Lucky Posted: August 10, 2017 at 12:22 PM (#5510476)
While comment #1 is surely correct, if you click through to the full story, the video clip of Peraza's old swing is maybe the worst approach I've ever seen from a modern-day non-pitcher. The new approach has to be better, if simply for aesthetic reasons alone.
   3. Tim D Posted: August 10, 2017 at 04:21 PM (#5510763)
Maybe a 20 year old kid who hits .339, and is showing up on top prospect lists, doesn't have as much patience for watching video as a 23 year old kid, who is seeing his chance at big major league payday getting quashed by Scooter Gennett and Zack Cozart.
   4. Sunday silence Posted: August 10, 2017 at 08:49 PM (#5510967)
Im not sure his final approach to all this is any better. He's now incorporating all three elements he's tried, he still pivots the front foot a little but now he has the rear leg back step and the high front kick...
   5. Walt Davis Posted: August 10, 2017 at 11:24 PM (#5511059)
Possible nit: Cozart is FA at the end of the year, so Peraza's chance at the majors isn't gonna be quashed by him. Scooter's got three years left so quash away!

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