MLB DG: Why Approach Matters
This article will example the importance of approach and why, despite slugging homers, there are a bunch of players in danger of failing to live up to expectations because they simply don’t go about the at-bat in the right way.
A STARTING POINT
The more pitches a player sees, the more likely he is to reach base. It’s a fairly old, and accurate, statement that coaches have made to their young/aggressive hitters for years. Here’s the data from 2017.
Players posted a .355 OBP on the first pitch they saw.