About Last Night: The Kyle Seager Show

Kyle Seager had himself quite a game last night in Yankee Stadium. He finished with two triples, a double and a home run. That works out to a .800/.800/2.400/3.200 slashline.

Here’s where his hits landed:

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In the second inning, Seager hit an 86 m.p.h. slider over the plate for his first triple:

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In the fourth inning, the Yankees’ inept defense plus a brain lock by Derek Jeter allowed Seager to get another triple in his next at bat:

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In the eighth inning, Seager reached down to get this 93 m.p.h fastball from Alfredo Aceves and hit a double:

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And finally, here’s Seager’s home run in the ninth:

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As you can see from where the pitches landed, Kyle Seager was just having one of those nights where the ball looked like a beachball, especially against Aceves in the eighth and ninth innings.

Some more Seager “fun” facts (more fun for him than for us or the Yankees):

[Numbers and heat maps courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info]

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.