- Jul 23, 2005
He was getting a ton of elevated fastballs away that he was driving into the ground with great frequency. He has since corrected that pattern and is sending that offering on a line drive to left field and his xOBA has exploded.Yoshida's first 13 games: 58 PA, 1 2b, 1 hr, 6 rbi, .167/.310/.250/.560
Yoshida's last 10 games: 44 PA, 3 2b, 3 hr, 10 rbi, .410/.455/.718/1.172
Looks like he's made the necessary adjustments. Now let's see the league adjust to him. And back and forth. Pretty clearly the guy knows what he's doing out there.