Posted by Andy on June 28, 2011
I found several players with BAbips (batting average on balls put in play) that are at least 100 points higher than their batting averages so far in 2011. That's even more bad news for these guys, since they are all having pretty bad years, and if their BAbips regress to the mean a little, their seasons will probably get even worse.
Incidentally, Jack Cust did this last year, too. He finished 2010 with 425 plate appearances, a .272 batting average, and a .387 BAbip. He also had a 128 OPS+. In 2010, Austin Jackson maintained a 103-point differential over 675 plate appearances.