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The Associated Press

When is a slump worse than a slump? When there are 60 games

Just as sure as someone could take advantage of this year's pandemic-truncated, 60-game Major League Baseball schedule to hit .400, there are bound to be players who end up with much worse stats than they'd like.

After all, it's harder for a batter to make up for a bad week or a pitcher to mask a rough inning when there are only about two months to play instead of six.