Seth Smith Platoon Smash

What happens when a player up in the count against an opposite-handed pitcher gets an 87-mph mistake that starts on the outside and breaks in toward the middle of the plate. Smith’s home run captured the attention of about 70 percent of the people behind home plate, but no one… Read more“Seth Smith Platoon Smash”

A.J. Ellis Leads Dodgers in Patience

Not only does Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis put up with Yasiel Puig’s frequent hijinks, he demonstrates superb patience in the batter’s box as well. Six Dodgers have at least 13 Plate Appearances, and Ellis leads the group with 57 pitches seen. These are the kind of stats you… Read more“A.J. Ellis Leads Dodgers in Patience”