Dewan: Yoan Moncada’s 12 Ks in 19 at-bats

From SABR John Dewan at ACTA Sports on December 15, 2016:

Yoan Moncada’s perceived value as a prospect took a bit of a hit last year when he struck out 12 times in 19 at-bats during his September call-up with the Red Sox. Obviously, if he hit .350 with 2-3 homers in those 19 at-bats, people would be more excited. But is it rare for a player to strike out 12 times in 19 at-bats?

The answer turns out to be no, it happens quite often. In the last 10 years, non-pitchers have done it 1,248 times. Here are the five players that have done it the most in that period.

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Originally published: December 15, 2016. Last Updated: December 15, 2016.