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The Braves and Tigers have allowed six home runs over the last week. Opponents are batting .297 against the Tigers during this span and Detroit’s bullpen has a very low swinging strike percentage of 8.7 percent.
It has been a rough 21 innings for the Mariners bullpen as they are allowing opponents to bat .356 while given up four home runs. Left-handed hitters are slugging .459 against the unit this season.
Over the last seven days, the Diamondbacks have allowed the worst hard contact percentage in baseball at 48.2 percent along with a low swinging strike percentage of 10.2 percent. They also have had to cover 27.1 innings during this span.
The Rangers bullpen continues to not miss any bats as they finished with a swinging strike percentage of 8.9 percent over the past seven days. This led to a hard contact percentage of 42.4 percent and an opponents batting average of .304.