The Unrelenting Vet: How José Bautista Went From Utility Player to 'Joey Batts'

Learn about the changes to his training program that turned José Bautista from a utility player into a perennial All-Star.

Before he became one of the most feared sluggers in Major League Baseball, José Bautista was a fringe utility player who never hit more than 16 home runs in a single season.

In 2010, his fifth big league season, Bautista bashed 16 home runs in the first two months of play. The Toronto Blue Jays RF finished the year as MLB's home run leader with 54 long balls.

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