Seitzer a shrewd hire

That he coaxed a .285 BA and .805  OPS out of Jeff Francoeur in 2011 speaks volumes about Kevin Seitzer.

According to Baseball Prospectus, Seitzer “appears to be worth about 4.5 wins above ‘replacement’ level, which is roughly on par with what we found for Leo Mazzone.”

He spent most of his time with the Royals, and almost every hitter in the line-up was better under Seitzer than they are now. Contact is stressed by Seitzer, a novel approach for the Braves.

 

 

 

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