Judging the Royals

August 21, 2014 3:31 PM

How fans can spot a good plate appearance

Ted Williams—who knew a thing or two about swinging a bat—said the first thing you had to do to be a successful hitter was get a good pitch to hit. So what exactly does that mean? First, ask yourself what the hitter is trying to do: is he trying to get on base, drive in a runner on third with less than two outs, stay out of a double play or hit the ball to the right side?

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge shares insights from KC's major-leaguers.

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