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August 29, 2010

Paulie and the fastball

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ August 29, 2010 2:29 am

Passan @ YS:

Konerko’s ability to hit the fastball – among the first thing that goes in older players – is better than ever. According to FanGraphs, Konerko has produced 10 runs more off fastballs than anyone in baseball this season.

“There’s time when your swing’s efficient,” Konerko said. “It’s not the actual bat speed. There are a million guys with more bat speed than me. That’s the equivalent of saying if you throw really hard, you’re the best pitcher in the league. I go for efficiency.

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