Nationals: New Years Resolutions for Top Players

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Bryce Harper will need to hit lefties at a higher clip if he wants to move up into the elite echelon of baseball players. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Bryce Harper will need to hit lefties at a higher clip if he wants to move up into the elite echelon of baseball players. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Bryce Harper—Learn to hit lefties

If you took Bryce’s at bats against right handers last year and expanded them over a full season’s worth of at bats, Bryce would have hit nearly 40 homer’s, driven in nearly a hundred runs, and batted .300 with an OPS of .948. However, he only hit .214 with an OPS of just .648 against southpaws. Bryce’s biggest baseball resolution for new years must be to become a better hitter against lefties, because that will put him at the elite level of player that he was projected to be when he was drafted in 2010.

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