WHERE DO YOU STAND: BAT SPEED

We have discussed at great length the necessity of bat speed here at the ABPA. Bat speed can be measured in terms of exit velocity of the baseball off the bat. We take this measurement with a wood bat off of a tee to make sure all of the variables are the same. What affects…

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HITTING EXIT VELOCITY: WHAT IS IT AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

We talk about bat speed as well as the baseball’s exit velocity extensively in our articles. If you are a position player and want to play college or professional baseball, hitting is a MUST (unless you are Omar Vizquel). The saying “If you can hit, you do not sit,” very much holds true because even…

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