- The chart here illustrates why batted ball data is highly relevant.
- The averages are from the 2014 MLB season.
- Not all hits are created equal:
- Line Drives >> Fly Balls > Ground Balls
- While fly balls most often lead to homers, the line drive is easily the most productive type of hit.
Runs Per Out
NOTE: This is a fluid number that changes every year
- LD – 1.26
- FB – 0.13
- GB – 0.05
Take a deeper look at how batted ball stats translate to production: