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« Foot Hunter | Main | Ubaldo Jimenez: What Went Wrong? (Part 3) »
Wednesday
Mar022011

Up in the Zone with Chipper Jones

In his latest blog entry, Buster Olney writes about the two veteran hitters, Jim Thome and Chipper Jones.  While both have seen an expected decline in performance in their late thirties, Jones has had his share of trouble with pitches up in the zone recently.

Chipper Jones Contact% (click to enlarge)

In the highlighted zone, Jones' K-rate was 18.6%, 21.1%, and 31.9% in each successive year.

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