Posted on: May 13, 2008 4:46 am
Edited on: May 31, 2008 4:50 pm

Fielder Factor

Throughout his young career Ryan Braun is a completely different hitter when he has Prince Fielder protecting him in the lineup. He has 538 ABs with Prince on deck and 132 ABs with somebody else behind him in the lineup. Here are the numbers projected over 162 games

Ryan Braun with Prince's protection:
AVG: .333
HR: 49
RBI: 139
R: 118
SLG: .647
OBP: .378
SB: 15
OPS: 1.025

Ryan Braun without Prince's protection:
AVG: .258
HR: 37
RBI: 107
R: 102
SLG: .508
OBP: .295
SB: 19
OPS: .803
Category: MLB
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