Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Two Hot Hitters, Plus One Pitcher
Fantasy Baseball Sleepers
On baseball Twitter, many have discussed the idea of batted balls not flying as far or falling short of the wall, even though the exit velocities remain high. Last week, I looked at the early hitting stats per plate appearances versus previous seasons. This week, I looked into barrel data via Baseball Savant, including exit velocity, average distance, SLG, xSLG, wOBA, and xwOBA on barrels. Although the barrel rates and exit velocities remain up, the average barrel distance, SLG, and wOBA remain down compared to past seasons.
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Corbin is passionate about fantasy baseball and football. He loves diving into and learning about advanced metrics. Corbin is a Mariners and Seahawks fan living in the Pacific Northwest. Corbin's other hobbies are lifting weights, cooking, and listening to fantasy sports podcasts.