Javier Baez, Eye Level, and Guessing at the Bottom of the Zone

Two years ago, Javier Baez was not a good major-league hitter. Over 229 plate appearances in 2014, he put up a¬†.169/.227/.324 triple-slash line, with nine home runs and a glaringly awful 41.9 percent strikeout rate. That’s really, really bad. But things got better. Last year, although he hardly¬†reached his ceiling, it’s fair to say that […]