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Ryan Braun Developing Plate Patience?

Published by on May 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Ryan Braun is quietly having a great season. In 43 games played, he is batting .325 with eight homers and 31 RBI. 

But, those aren't the numbers that impress me. Through Braun's first 300 games as a big leaguer, he has earned a reputation of a free swinger. In each of his first two seasons, he had over 110 strikeouts without drawing more than 42 walks in a season. 

This year, he does have a high number of strikeouts (31), but has already accumulated 25 walks. It might just be me, but until this year, I always thought he had the potential to become a superstar in this league. 

It all depended on when he developed some plate patience.

There are often comparisons between Braun and ...

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