FUTURE GAMES: BLAST MOTION LEADERBOARD - BAT SPEED


PBR California Staff

    

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EMERSON, GA. - One of the important tools Prep Baseball Report has implemented at its events is the use of Blast Motion sensors. During batting practice, the Blast Motion sensors measure Swing and Impact Metrics across several categories. Swing metrics measure pre-impact mechanics centered around plane, connection, and rotation while Impact metrics measure pre-impact performance outcomes based on ball contact.

Not to be confused with exit velocity which measures the speed at which the balls leaves the bat, Bat Speed instead measures the speed of the barrel at impact. Essentially it tells you how fast the sweet spot gets through the zone. In other words, the more bat speed a hitter has, the more damage he can do at the plate. 

Below are the top performers from Team California in the Bat Speed category at the 2020 Prep Baseball Report Future Games as measured by Blast Motion sensors.

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BAT SPEED:

Bat Speed is the observed speed of the sweet spot of the bat at impact. For more info: Blast Bat Speed.

*MLB Avg: 66-78 mph   MiLB: 63-75 mph   College: 66-75 mph

*Per Blast Motion
RANK PLAYER SCHOOL GRAD AVG BAT SPEED
1 Owen Egan Villa Park 2023 75.2 mph

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