Josh Hamilton looking better at the plate
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"He's swinging the bat well, and the one thing he is doing very well is when there's RBIs out there, he's not missing very many of them," manager Ron Washington said after a 10-9 win over Boston on Wednesday afternoon.
The key for Hamilton is to build off this improved showing. He has four multi-hit performances in his last 10 games. Two of those games were four-RBI performances, showing Hamilton can still drive in runs in bunches. Hamilton had just one four-RBI game in June and July combined. Add it all up and it appears Hamilton's severe swoon is over.
"I saw him coming out of it maybe a week or so ago," Washington said. "You know, he's laying off the real bad pitches. Because Josh is a swinger, he's gonna swing at some pitches out of the zone, but he's doing a good job of controlling the strike zone and when he sees his pitch, he's really getting through it. Today he did that."
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