Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Today’s Nats chatter included much about how Danny Espinosa is no longer “rehabbing” and is now just down in AAA, working on his swing. Thing is, after hitting .158 in the bigs, he’s doing even worse with the Syracuse Chiefs. Like, 2-for-21 with 14 strikeouts worse, including an 0-for-4 with four strikeouts yesterday. Today is no better. Reporting from Charlotte, my brother: I'm at the Syracuse Chiefs game. Espinosa is 0-3 with three Ks and an error that allowed the go-ahead run. He's really turning it around. — Chris Mottram (@ChrisMottram) June 21, 2013 That means he’s struck out 17 times in 24 minor league at-bats. If strikeouts were hits, he’d be batting .708, but strikeouts aren’t hits. He’s batting .083. Meanwhile, back in the bigs, Anthony Rendon is batting .325 as I type (.365 since replacing Espinosa). Nobody tell Espy.
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