Concern Surrounds Puig's Power Drought

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Concern Surrounds Puig's Power Drought 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Sep 9, 2014 12:29 pm

Since June 1, Yasiel Puig has two home runs in 78 games.

At the end of May he was primed for a huge season as he was hitting .344/.436/.615 with 11 home runs.

Since Aug. 1, he's hitting .207 with no home runs and just three extra-base hits in 111 at-bats.

Puig is still having a solid season overall, ranking fifth in the NL with his .382 OBP, but his lack of power since May ended is a bit alarming. Hitting fastballs has been his problem.

Versus fastballs, through May 31: .341/.437/.636, 14 BB, 13 SO, 6 HR in 88 AB
Versus fastballs, since June 1: .214/.311/.352, 20 BB, 38 SO, 1 HR in 145 AB

 

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