Mets Stat of the Day: Trouble with the curve

Jim McIsaac

Which Met had the greatest difficulty hitting the curve in 2013?

They made a movie about it. In baseball, sometimes what separates the good hitters from the great hitters is their ability to hit breaking pitches. Looking at the Mets who had at least 20 at-bats that ended on curveballs in 2013, we can find which Met had the least success trying to hit the hook.

Rank Results Player BA
1 4 for 33 Eric Young 0.121
2 6 for 40 David Wright 0.150
3 8 for 52 Ike Davis 0.154
4 7 for 43 John Buck 0.163
5 7 for 42 Lucas Duda 0.167
6 5 for 26 Omar Quintanilla 0.192
7 13 for 59 Daniel Murphy 0.220
8 11 for 39 Juan Lagares 0.282
9 10 for 31 Marlon Byrd 0.323

Source: Baseball Savant

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