A few more statistics on Mark Reynolds:
Last year, he hit .218 vs. left-handed pitching with an OPS of .913 and .191 vs. right-handers with a .694 OPS. His OPS was .863 last year at home and .643 on the road.
He hit 20 of his homers in 2010 before the All-Star break and 12 after. He hit his most homers (10) in the fourth inning.
Reynolds batted .276-11-58 last year with runners in scoring position and .276 when he was ahead in the count.
While Reynolds led the NL with 211 strikeouts last year, he also ranked fourth in the league in home run ratio per at bat.
NL leaders, 2010, homer ratio:
1 every 13.98 at bats - Albert Pujos, St. Louis
1 every 14.68 at bats - Adam Dunn, Washington
1 every 14.78 at bats - Joey Votto, Cincinnati
1 every 15.59 at bats - Mark Reynolds, Arizona
In 2009, when Reynolds was fourth in the NL with 44 homers, he was third in the league in homer ratio, ahead of even Ryan Howard and Adrian Gonzalez.
NL leaders, 2009, homer ratio:
1 per 12.09 at bats - Albert Pujols, St. Louis
1 per 12.85 at bats - Prince Fielder, Milwaukee
1 per 13.14 at bats - Mark Reynolds, Arizoina
1 per 13.69 at bats - Ryan Howard, Philadelphia
1 per 13.80 at bats - Adrian Gonzalez, San Diego
Reynolds has increased his walk total in each of his four ML seasons, from 37 in 2007 to 83 last year. He owns a career .380 on base percentage and .528 slugging percentage vs. left-handed pitching, an area where the O’s struggled last year.
He was a 16th-round pick out of the University of Virginia in 2004 and is a Virginia native. He made his Major League debut on May 16, 2007.