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Tulo…A Super Fine Power Hitter

If you are worried about Troy Tulowitzki performing away from Coors Field, don’t.

Over the last four seasons the Rockies shortstop has hit 36 home runs on the road.  He’s averaging one homer every 20 at bats.  This is nearly identical to that of teammate Carlos Gonzalez.  So far so good.

Using the a broader indicator of batting power we find his Isolated Slugging Percentage at a cool .218 away from home.  This is really freakin’ good.  Check this out from Baseball-Reference…

Highest ISO, 2011-2014, MLB hitters on the road (min. 30 HR’s):

Rk              Player  ISO   AB 2B HR
1         Brandon Moss .269  643 32 45
2         Chris Carter .269  648 34 46
3          David Ortiz .267  921 40 68
4        Jose Bautista .265  974 46 70
5       Carlos Quentin .260  622 51 37
6          Mike Napoli .255  825 45 53
7    Giancarlo Stanton .246  979 52 61
8           Mike Trout .238  977 58 49
9       Miguel Cabrera .237 1217 79 70
10       Josh Hamilton .236 1009 66 54
11   Edwin Encarnacion .232 1032 56 61
12    Paul Goldschmidt .230  871 64 44
13         Chris Davis .229  909 50 52
14          Mike Morse .229  850 46 49
15   Curtis Granderson .226 1012 40 55
16           Matt Kemp .225  912 57 44
17          Ryan Braun .225  966 58 49
18       Albert Pujols .224 1128 68 61
19       Mark Reynolds .224  955 41 57
20         Mark Trumbo .222 1038 53 57
21     Troy Tulowitzki .218  716 42 36
22         Nelson Cruz .218 1056 61 55
23       Pedro Alvarez .215  903 36 52
24        Hunter Pence .214 1306 67 64
25    Andrew McCutchen .214 1175 61 56

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 11/8/2014.

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