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Percentage of 2012 plate appearances that ended with a strikeout, and major league rank
BY HITTERS | 22.4% | 28TH
BY PITCHERS | 18.5% | 24TH
All that one-run and extra-inning good juju carries over from '12; Cespedes lives up to his All-Star projections.
Last year's flaws—low batting average and OBP, too few missed bats—are exposed; the A's regress to '11 levels.
Ben Reiter has more on the A's at SI.com/mlb