Now that Candlestick is closed, pop-ups are nearly sure outs. They’re also a sign of hitters being over-powered (in some cases), so it might tell us something about the pitch. All the leaders here are four-seam fastballs, which is to be expected when it comes to finding infield flies.
Highest pop-up rate, 2009 debut
1 Fu-Te Ni .265 2 Clay Zavada .235 3 Feliz .229 4 Daniel Hudson .226 5 Koji Uehara .222
January 19, 2010
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