Baseball is in the midst of a “revolution.”
Hitters are prioritizing fly balls over ground balls, swinging the bat with a slight uppercut to generate a higher launch angle. Some are doing this with great extremes. In accordance with a potentially juiced baseball, balls are flying all over the yard.
As a result, the league’s fly ball rate is high, with the home run per fly ball rate on pace to break records.
Click here to read more on Beyond The Box Score.