Dan Vogelbach leads the Iowa Cubs in home runs, the Pacific Coast League in walks
Dan Vogelbach reached base two more times Friday. Vogelbach hit cleanup for the Iowa Cubs and went 0-for-3 with two walks and a run scored in the 7-6 loss in Memphis. Vogelbach has at least one walk in nine of his last 10 games. And three of his team leading 12 home runs have been hit in the last five games.
Dan Vogelbach launched homers in consecutive games in Colorado Springs. Vogelbach had a three-hit game back on June 12 that included a home run. Over his last seven games, Vogelbach has reached base at least twice in six of the seven.
Vogelbach is crushing right-handers, as would be expected, this season. Vogelbach is batting .331/.452/.569 with nine doubles, a triple and nine home runs for a 1.021 OPS. Vogelbach has 33 walks with 39 strikeouts in 160 at-bats.
The lefty has a low batting average against southpaws, but an excellent on-base percentage and OPS. Vogelbach is hitting .222/.364/.467 with two doubles and three home runs for a .830 OPS in 45 at bats against left-handed pitcher.
After dipping a little in May, Vogelbach has gotten back on track at the plate. Vogelbach hit .280/.415/.500 with a .915 OPS in 29 games last month. Over his last 13 games, Vogelbach has hit .300/.453/.700 with a 1.153 OPS. Seven of Vogelbach’s last 12 hits have gone for extra bases (two double, a triple and four home runs).
In 61 games this season, Dan Vogelbach is batting .307/.433/.546 with 11 doubles, a triple and 12 home runs for a .979 OPS. Vogelbach has 43 walks and 55 strikeouts in 205 at bats.
Vogelbach is fourth in the league in on-base percentage (.439), 12th in slugging (.546), sixth in OPS (.979), fifth in home runs (12) and first in walks (43), four ahead of teammate John Andreoli (39).
Dan Vogelbach has put up the numbers for the Iowa Cubs and should represent the organization in the Triple-A All-Star Game.