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Posted Wednesday April 24, 2013, About: Upton's HR lead comes with an *
One of his homers was a walk off, with no one on base - you have to give him credit for that.
Several of his homers have come in the first inning where the first two batters have made outs.
Posted Wednesday April 24, 2013, About: Upton's HR lead comes with an *
I agree, Upton is pitched differently when men are on base, a feat that doesn't often happen with a #1 hitter around .165 and a #2 hitter at less than .100
For all of baseball something like 57% of HRs are solo shots. Over the course of the year this stat should improve somewhat for Justin, but he will always be pitched more carefully with men on base.

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