That’s the whole article.
I’ve been informed that that is not allowed to be the whole article. OK, it’s interesting that Mallex hit a dinger yesterday because about one month ago Mallex Smith was in Triple-A because he couldn’t hit anything. As Kate noted in last night’s recap, before being sent down Mallex’s wRC+ was 42. Since being recalled? 108.
Those are different numbers so let’s see if we can find out what has made the numbers different.
Here’s a chart of Mallex’s wOBA by game.
That crater matches the eye test, yes.