MLB.com: Desmond Tinkers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Rockies' Ian Desmond experienced his "ah-ha" moment one day in the batting cage at home in Sarasota, Fla., this offseason.

Taking the idea -- lowering his hands while in his batting stance -- into games takes time. After an 0-for-3 day in Wednesday's 5-4 Cactus League victory over the Rangers, he is 1-for-16 in six games.

View Full Game Coverage

But if the changes lead to better extension on his swing -- which in turn can deliver solid contact that will play well at Coors Field -- his cold start will be attributed to normal Spring Training adjustments.

"The goal is to be a better hitter," Desmond said. "I feel good. It's a work in progress. I'm working really hard with the hitting coaches, trying to get it ironed out. But it's still early. Trying to get that timing is key."

To read the full story click:

https://www.mlb.com/rockies/news/ian-desmond-aims-to-hit-better-at-rockies-home/c-268134964

Tracy RingolsbyComment