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BABIP, not all balls in play are created equal

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BABIP, not all balls in play are created equal

Postby bellings » Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:19 pm

I find this stat to be very deceiving. A well hit ball has a much better change or becoming a hit than a dribbler towards SS. And some pitchers are much better at avoiding well-hit balls. I see this stat used a lot to talk about how certain pitchers or batters are "lucky" or "unlucky", but is there any way to account for the difference between well-hit balls and balls that aren't well-hit?
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Postby George_Foreman » Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:27 pm

There's another thread on this already....
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