Vernon Wells rebounded from a poor 2009 to post good numbers in 2010, most of the improvement coming in his slugging percentage. It rose from .400 to .515. Vernon's highest power is up in the strike zone, but in 2009, Vernon was taking a lot of pitches high:
Their is way too much green in the strike zone that year. In 2010, Wells attacked these pitches more:
Looking at where his power lies shows why this is important:
|Vernon Wells, 2009-2010||Slugging Pct.|
If Vernon can continue to attack pitches up, he may make the Angels trade for him worthwhile.