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Interpreting Hitting Spin Rate and Its Effects

A case study by Rapsodo

Readers will understand how batted ball spin rate affects distance and expected hit outcomes. It would be inaccurate to try and understand the flight and outcome of a batted ball without looking at spin rate. Spin rate tells a large part of the story, and it can have drastic implications on the outcome of a batted ball.

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