Commentary

BP Daily: "Well, isn't that special"

A third of the way through the season, a host of statistical oddities stand out

Originally Published: June 10, 2009
By Jay Jaffe | Baseball Prospectus

We're about a third of the way through the season, and it's no secret that the new Yankee Stadium has played as a hitter's park thus far. After 29 games played in the Bronx, teams are averaging an AL-high 5.7 runs and an MLB-high 1.8 homers per game, with batters posting a robust .271/.354/.476 (AVG/OBP/SLG) line.


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