The Home Run Derby effect?
Adrian Gonzalez has not been the same hitter since the Home Run Derby. Is this still affecting his swing? Dan Shaughnessy says it is absolutely not.
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My bubbly and Gonzales -- why I think that's what's wrong with. -- backlash she through them up. The first half of the season and hopefully off site game. He was gonna break every American League record I think he had almost -- ID rather that. Home runs and have a -- And that he participated. In the home run -- Now I remote blowout win Nigerian man says that he wouldn't let dissipated anymore because takes too much out of it. And if you remove my Hamels then broke the record all references here in the -- Now -- took -- that almost actually did that come back. Oh stop please put -- stop. Now he's not personal not you know -- -- one night taking a bunch this morning doesn't affect you opponent and they usually you would think that there's an eight yard and a and went wait a minute outside and it. Probably it anecdote on. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It does studies on this this is meticulous about baseball prospectus has been steadied a bit preposterous Bobby Abreu walked another and it's a -- -- fun -- -- -- it's frustrating. Averaging so it there's no science behind this if that's -- It has nothing good going out there and trying it wasn't -- -- and whatever. What is it this year you tell me the time you up on October November December January couldn't get all the home run derby. I don't know it just I guess it is still tired and I there's a lot. So -- -- Raiders Michael gets what stats you went -- I saw a great piece dug my heart baseball we're. Hate that has good -- baseball it's that there are about we can't take -- Boston's second. You'd think it is psychological tall it is. Because you know at each end of -- round of this. Yeah I -- -- bad guys -- different in a duel with the sore shoulder I think it affected last year. But I'm sorry April -- may not because of a home run derby last July he said a few months this will rest up and build it straight back up that. Taxing evening of fun this beast that's baseball prospectus I'm sure you know Larry was -- -- -- -- -- that don't play the one guy you know life you know Williams -- resident in the offices of Bobby Abreu put people listening in on this so. It's guys that had all kinds and a tremendous -- numbers -- Part in the home run derby to contest and then walked in the second they're resting at careers and were never the same thought you know. Please stop the rest of the career. He's still tired. That was a long night that in July. Don't point -- -- -- outside it was just couldn't take. An apology that -- but you're going to be reading absorbing it and ultimately I'm gonna go to the also like to write this piece here. Period. They are an area that's obviously. Last year is participants averaged. Point 209 home runs per game before the all star. Game and the home run derby. And zero point one -- two home runs but -- after it must also. On 9050 PS before. An 8630. PS. The derby that is. There -- it wouldn't hurt and not spirited effort I think I read here that area or you get approached them. Some spinning stats based on no fury because there was no stats no thinking person. Would believe that that -- has anything to do with the next things that it is -- so I don't want it to happen. It's a random coincidence it's bad luck it's -- Sports Illustrated coverages there's no science to it and you love science you love that it's a preposterous ridiculous notion -- getting -- and wasting. People watching the show the -- it -- analysis you will you humans like you. In pure -- it is about this. The number of I was celebrated cases probably -- You and who had eighteen home runs at the break but only six in the second half. Just to.