Statistical Analysis: The Top HittersProspects
New this year at D1Baseball, we jump into the statistics of baseball, providing analytic content, in addition to the scouting and reporting we have always brought you. To begin, we’ve put together an analytics-based version of our Preseason Top 100 Prospects list.
Criteria for hitters are broken into three categories: Plate Discipline (K%, BB%), Hit Ability (BABIP, OBP, SLG), and Game Power (ISO, HR%). Players’ scores were weighted by their school’s strength of schedule to correct for varying levels of difficulty within Division I. Non Division I players are not included because their data differed significantly from the rest of[…]