Stat splits: Quentin raking ... on the road?
Quentin's home/road splits certainly fit that label. Most would assume he'd be raking in his home games at hitter-friendly U.S. Cellular Field; after all, he is the major league leader in extra-base hits. In this case, however, Quentin actually has the largest discrepancy in road versus home OPS in baseball. That's right, he's raking on the road, with a cool 1.168 OPS, while at home he has been well below average (.586 OPS). This doesn't mean Quentin should be benched in home games, of course. On the contrary, I'd argue he will start hitting at home, while leveling off on the road. But ultimately, this suggests to me that his terrific start isn't a fluke. This is a proven slugger with some odd splits, but this information actually makes me trust him a bit more. He's going to hit at home.
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