What has gotten into Alejandro De Aza?
A year ago, De Aza was second in baseball with 16 TOOTBLAN - just one behind Jose Altuve of the Astros. This year, after TOOTBLANing Thursday night, he has just seven through 103 games - tied for 14th in baseball with 20 other players.
Last year, De Aza had 12 TOOTBLAN through July 24 - and added his 13th on July 26.
So what gives?
1. He’s getting on base less. Last year, he had a .337 OBP on July 24. This year, he sits at .306.
2. He has stopped getting doubled off. He was doubled off five times last year through July 24. This year? None. Which is precisely the difference between this year and last.
That concludes your Alejandro De Aza TOOTBLAN update.