Large home outfield swallowing up best Tigers hits

Large home outfield swallowing up best Tigers hits

Jake Marisnick makes another long running catch, taking extra bases away from Miguel Cabrera in the bottom of the 6th inning Last week, we here at the Statcast™ lab introduced a metric called " barrels ," which looks at a combination of exit velocity and launch angle to find the highest-value batted balls. You should read the entire introduction to it here , but the short version is that it’s the type of batted ball that has a minimum of a .500 batting average and a 1.500 slugging percentage. Put together, the average of all "barrels" are above .800 […]

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