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Mookie Betts Newsbeat

Friday, July 10, 2015

Statcast says Mookie Betts living up to hype |

Some good stuff about Mookie Betts and Statcast. Although he links to Statcast leaderboards , the leaderboards don’t contain the info he’s referencing.

Of course, Betts’ contributions haven’t only been limited to offense. In his first season as the regular Boston center fielder, he ranks third among all outfielders with 13 Defensive Runs Saved, behind only Tampa Bay’s Kevin Kiermaier and Toronto’s Kevin Pillar. According to the Statcastâ„¢ leaderboards, he’s No. 1 among the 80 outfielders who have made at least 30 plays in average distance covered, at 60.02 feet per play. (Odubel Herrera and Kiermaier are close behind; Melky Cabrera and Carlos Beltran bring up the rear.)

Jim Furtado Posted: July 10, 2015 at 10:40 AM | 0 comment(s)
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