ESPN Stats & Analysis took a look at Vladimir Guerrero and his penchant for hitting pitches low in the zone. Guerrero, of course, seems to get hits off pitches nearly anywhere, but he does particularly like the low ball. Here is the item from Stats & Analysis:
There have been numerous highlights of golf shots going over the wall, and Thursday was no different as both of Guerrero's home runs came on pitches down in the zone. Last season, Guerrero hit .307 on pitches down, but this season "The Impaler" has been unstoppable.
On pitches down in the zone
BA .307 .391
SLG .420 .957
OPS .781 1.357
HR 1 4
Swing Pct 49.2 57.1
Vlad Guerrero was 2-4 on Thursday, he continues to mash at the Rangers ballpark. His career average there is the highest by any active player at any ballpark.
Highest Career BA at Single Ballpark
Vladimir Guerrero Ballpark in Arlington .407 (includes Thursday)
Albert Pujols Kauffman Stadium .400
Victor Martinez Tropicana Field .398
Adam Kennedy Fenway Park .395
Adrian Beltre Coors Field .394