GB% / LD% / FB%

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MATHsummary

  • 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:
    • LD >> FB > GB
    • While fly balls most often lead to homers, the line drive is easily the most productive type of hit.

Runs Per Out (Changes yearly)

  • LD – 1.26
  • FB – 0.13
  • GB – 0.05