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Daily Archives: January 12, 2016

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 12, 2016

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Wei-Yin Chen signed with the Marlins and suddenly I am excited about South Florida.

Once again I have found myself drinking the proverbial Miami Kool Aid.

Cue up the crazy statue on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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Where Foul Balls Go: Pitching/Batting Handedness Match-ups Determine Foul Direction

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ball-copy.jpgWe all know the basics of baseball and how foul balls end up in foul territory. A pitcher throws the ball. A batter swings. Sometimes the ball is missed, other times it’s hit fair, and sometimes it soars into foul territory, into the seats.

Foul balls out number hits by about a 5:1 margin. In recent years, the average number of hits per MLB game has hovered around nine (9) balls. There are historically 47 foul balls hit per game. That’s about 5 times more fouls than hits.

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