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Arráez shows consistency with the wood

"La Regadera" has a .359 average after his first 15 games with the Padres

The Venezuelan second baseman of the San Diego Padres, Luis Arraez, has been hitting as we are accustomed to since his arrival on the west coast; but even since his last days in Miami he was already showing a better mark on offense.

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However, in his first 15 games with the 'Faithful Friars', the two-time champion batted .359; He was the product of 23 hits in 64 at-bats, with three doubles, four RBIs and seven runs scored.

In addition to this, he has an on-base percentage of .397, a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS of .803 in 68 plate appearances, in which he has also left an average of balls put in play (BABIP) of .371; which says a lot about the Venezuelan's capacity for contact.

Now, in his still incipient time with San Diego he has given at least one hit in at least 13 of those 15 games and also has eight days of multiple hits, including six in a row.

All of this, of course, has put behind him the bad start to the season in which he barely hit .234 (47-for-11) with nine hits, an OBP of .333 and an OPS of .652.

Likewise, it should be noted that despite that bad start, Arráez remained strong at the plate; He is the most disciplined hitter in baseball today and so far has a strikeout and swing rate of 6% and 8.7%, respectively, both representing the best so far this campaign.

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