Clubhouse Confidential On Bay’s Struggles

An article by posted on February 12, 2012

It’s Jason Bay Day on MMO. Okay, just kidding, but check out this video from MLB Network’s Clubhouse Confidential.

Host Brian Kenny does a nice job pointing out some revealing stats on Bay.

  • From 2004-2009, Bay posted a .280/.375/.519 slash.
  • From 2010-2011, Bay posted a .251/.337/.386 slash. Look at that drop in slugging percentage!
  • His ground-ball rate has risen from 31% to 43%, definitely not a good sign for hitters.
  • Citi Field has not hurt his offense, he’s been a significantly better hitter at home than on the road.

Kenny points out that Bay may have stopped pulling the ball because of Citi Field which has impacted him negatively.

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