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nuggets wrote:kcs261 wrote:I have been on this forum for a long time. I rarely whine and I'm entitled to do it when I darn well feel like doing it once every blue moon. I'm sure Vlad will be fine. But, to me, that strikeout to walk ratio is very unusual. That ratio has always been close to 1:1 in his career. I KNOW IT'S ONLY APRIL. But he has whiffed 15 times to 3 walks -- a 5:1 ratio. He hasn't hit a double in over 100 ABs. Call me for crazy for thinking that those are strange early patterns. And I was wondering what people thought about it. Instead, I get the generic "you are freaking out, shut the you know what up line". I find that lame. Engage in intelligent banter please and tell me why those patterns aren't anything to worry about. I don't like to disregard patterns just because I'm told I have to or else I'm freaking out. You understand. Thank you.
No I don't think people like the miner 2 do understand. I don't know why people take the time to post in a forum they don't to read I guess they just are here to be imbeciles.
Based on the data I have which goes to 2001, Vlade hasn't K'd 15 times in a month with such a poor OPS (for Vlade), you might want to look at who he's faced.
His career splits don't indicate a slow starter. It could have to do with random variation and/or less lineup protection and possibly in combination with age and injury recovery.
It's Vlade, hitting over .300 with 6 HR in a month. I wouldn't be worrying.
kcs261 wrote:Perhaps he doesn't have adequate protection in that lineup and he is trying to make things happen by swinging at pitches he shouldn't be swinging at? I don't know. I don't get Angels' games in St. Louis. That said, Tim Salmon hitting behind him doesn't seen intimidating. Anyway, that's why I started this thread: to find out why? The info about his cousins is something I didn't know about. Thanks you. Any other explanations would be appreciated. I don't buy it's only April talk just because it's April. I get that it's April, but 100 ABs is 100 ABs.
Krunk City King$ wrote:time to revisit?
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