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Observation: Fukudome's approach with pitchers

I have been intently watching Kosuke's approach at the plate to see if he is doing anything differently this year vs. last, and I have noticed something that I would like BCB's opinion on:  it seems that when a pitcher just holds the ball, and holds the ball, waiting forever to throw a pitch, Kosuke never steps out of the box; simply "waiting" the pitcher out!  He has had a number of hits this year on pitches where he has done this (that I have seen).  My question is: do major league batters step out of the box to much; or is this simply an anomaly with Kosuke? 

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