D1 Analytics: 2020 Top Junior HittersAnalysis
After four weeks, the college baseball season and the 2020 CWS have been cancelled. However, many players around the country were off to hot starts and today we recognize the junior hitters who came of the gates swinging a hot stick.
To determine this we have broken down hitting into three categories: Plate Discipline, Hit Ability, and Game Power and combined them to calculate an Analytics Score. Plate Discipline is a measure of how well a batter controls the strike zone. Hit Ability simply measures a batter’s ability to flat-out hit and reach base while Game Power is straightforward: did the player produce extra-base hits,[…]