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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Statcast of the Day: Turner’s HR helped by heat

As we noted before the game, research has shown that every 10 degrees of temperature can add approximately 3.3 feet of distance to a batted ball, and the average temperature in Los Angeles at this time of year is 77 degrees. Because the temperature at the start of the game was 26 degrees higher, it was fair to expect that a fly ball on Tuesday could possibly go seven or eight feet farther than it might have on a regular Southern California evening.

Kind of surprising how big of an effect the temperature can have on how far the ball travels.

Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: October 25, 2017 at 01:36 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Man o' Schwar Posted: October 25, 2017 at 12:49 PM (#5561888)
At absolute zero that's just a can of corn.
   2. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: October 25, 2017 at 12:55 PM (#5561895)
Yeah, the ball doesn't travel through a solid atmosphere very well.

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