Predicting The Power Tool Using Metrics

In late 2008, former Braves and current Yankees “prospect” Cody Johnson blasted the longest home run I’ve ever seen in person over St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Maikel Cleto. Johnson turned on a 95 MPH fastball at the letters, and in turn, seared an “80 power” grade into my mind for eternity. At the time, I wasn’t really concerned about the metrics behind actually producing to the...
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September 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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