Perspective on Casey McGehee’s Batting Line | Disciples of Uecker

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In Tuesday night’s game, Casey McGehee earned a nod from the Brewers’ TV broadcast as one of the “players of the game,” thanks to his 3-for-5 night. All three of McGehee’s hits were singles, improving his overall line for the season to .228/.280/.315. That’s bad, but I don’t need to tell you that.

Yovani Gallardo also had a pretty good night at the plate for the Brewers on Tuesday, going 1-for-2 with a walk. The performance improved Gallardo’s line at the plate to a rather robust .227/.261/.318, given his position. His 60 wRC+ ranks only behind Clayton Kershaw and Daniel Hudson (who has a ridiculous .359/.375/.513 line for the season) among pitchers with at least 40 plate appearances.

Casey McGehee has all of 19 points of OBP on Gallardo, and gives back 3 points of slugging. Basically, the 2011 version of Casey McGehee is a really, really good hitter… for a pitcher.

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