First 5 months: 2 HRs
September: 8 HRs
The guy is on a tear…
UPDATE: Sahadev Sharma:
A closer look at numbers shows that the Chicago White Sox third baseman’s increased power coincided with his developing more patience at the plate.
“Early in the year [pitchers would] kind of just make their pitches and I’d swing at them,” Morel said. “It was tough to do anything. The more patient, the more selective you are, the more they have to come in the zone.”
On Aug. 20, Morel had walked just four times in 309 plate appearances. In his 116 plate appearances since then, he’s drawn 17 walks. …