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Wanted to get a clear picture of 3 of our least patient hitters coming into the year: Machado, Schoop, Jones...

Machado:

Age 19 = 1 walk per 21.2 ABs

Age 20 = 1 walk per 23 ABs

Age 21 = 1 walk per 16.4 ABs

Age 22 = 1 walk per 9.7 ABs

Schoop:

Age 22 = 1 walk per 35 ABs

Age 23 = 1 walk per 22.2 ABs

Jones:

Age 27 = 1 walk per 26.1 ABs

Age 28 = 1 walk per 35.9 ABs

Age 29 = 1 walk per 21.7 ABs

Also wanted to note that Jones is MUCH better in deciphering the down and away slider this year. In 2014 he had 133 Ks in 644 ABs. In 2015 he has 66 Ks in 412 ABs.

If Schoop continues to improve his walk rate and ability to decipher balls and strikes, the sky is the limit!

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