Delgado answers Marlins' need for lefty power
A select few players have the strength and bat speed to hit a ball less than square and still send it to the vertigo regions of a park. They possess a brand of power that impresses major leaguers who aren't easily awed.
"I know every time I hit a home run, I hit the ball perfect, because I don't have that type of power," Lowell said. "But you see balls in batting practice where Carlos just reaches out and it's off the top of the wall in left center. And you say, 'Are you kidding me?' "
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