Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward had a significant sophomore slump in 2011, with his batting average dropping by 50 points to .227 and his on-base percentage dropping from .393 to .319.
One of the biggest differences for Heyward in 2011 compared to his debut season was how he fared against pitches on the inner-third of the plate and closer.
It was an issue against both left-handed and right-handed pitching.
Jason Heyward vs Inside Pitches
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