Nomar Mazara has continued hitting the baseball out the ballpark with a pair of home runs for the Texas Rangers (#9 and #10) with the latter being a walk-off in the bottom of the 10th inning. Having hit double digit home runs in early May, we are looking at a surge of home runs that have paced him to already half of the homers he hit during the entire 2017 and 2016 seasons. At 23-years old and featuring some physicality, there is reason to believe that Mazara has a chance to be a very special player. (Media courtesy of MLB.com/video)
A.J Pollock has been an elite offensive contributor to the Arizona Diamondbacks 2018 record setting start. Of late, the ability for him to drive the baseball to right center field has been a key attribute for his consistency. Media courtesy of MLB.com/video and Fangraphs.com.
Mookie Betts has been off to a torrid start in 2018 as one of the best hitters in Major League Baseball showing a propensity to hit for both average and power during early parts of 2018. We take a look at some of Mookie's elite loading patterns as well as ability to build tension and deliver the barrel. Media courtesy of MLB.com/video and NESN.
Gary Sanchez has been off to a slow start for the New York Yankees and after a year in which he hit .278 with 33-HR and 20-2B. After beginning the season with a 2-36 mark, he has had some consistent contributions make their way onto the score card. Media courtesy of MLB.com/video and Fangraphs.com.
This swing profile features one of the most prolific hitters in Major League Baseball, Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks. With a fantastic 10-day road trip featuring 4 home runs in his past 5 games, I wanted to take a deeper look into one of the loading techniques that I believe is crucial to Goldy's success. All media courtesy of MLB.com/video.
What a historic night for Christian Villanueva of the Sand Diego Padres! With just over 40 big league at bat's to his name, the 27-year old third basemen hit a career high three-homeruns in the teams 8-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies. All media courtesy of MLB.com/video
Bryce Harper has taken the game of baseball by storm. One of the key attributes to his swing is the rear leg/foot and the coverage of his stride. Hitters often attempt to emulate the action of his rear leg and in this article we take a look into some of the swing sequence attributes that lead to such an explosive lower half. Media courtesy of MLB.com/video.
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