After starting the season 4-for-22 and going five games without a hit toward the end of April, Jaff Decker has really righted the ship of late. The outfielder had a .923 OPS in the month of May, and an .826 OPS so far in June after going 3-for-5 with a home run last night.
Though there have been some struggles early in the campaign, Decker was pleased with the effort. Through riding out the storm, Decker was hitting .246 with only 40 strikeouts against 27 walks in 179 at bats this season coming into Saturday.
“I am just trying to stay with the plan and keep it going,” Decker said. “The beginning was not how I wanted to start, but I was hitting the ball hard, putting good swings, and getting good at bats. It was just a matter of time until they started finding the holes and some grass...
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