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March 18, 2010

Carlos Quentin on hitting

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ March 18, 2010 4:06 pm


When Quentin works the count, takes his walks and uses the entire field, then his game on offense is at its best. At that time, as Guillen pointed out, the home runs will come.

“It goes with the count,” said Quentin of hitting home runs. “If you get the count that’s favorable and the situation, it’s not looking for a pitch to hit the ball out of the park but I’m looking for the ball to make contact out in front a little bit more.

“Get something in the air. That’s the shot I take. It’s something where I’m trying to move the point of contact in front of me a little bit and take my chances of making contact to see what happens.

“With the more I learn about hitting and the adjustments I made in my swing, I developed more strength as I got older,” Quentin said. “I was seeing how the ball would react as I hit the ball squarely. It made me open my eyes to the fact that this could be a facet of the game I have the potential to achieve.” …


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