Exit velocity surgers, 2023 second half

Let's take an early second half look at the batters whose average exit velocity has surged the most since the All-Star break.

These hitters near the top of this list have experienced big gains in their average exit velocity during the second half of 2023 (min 50 PA each half):

  Pre-ASB Post-ASBΔ
NameLgEV Brl%EV Brl%EV Brl%
Byron BuxtonAL90.7 13.9%96.9 19.2%6.2 5.3%
Shohei OhtaniAL93.8 18.3%99.8 25.0%6.0 6.7%
Chas McCormickAL87.4 9.8%91.5 18.4%4.1 8.6%
Shea LangeliersAL89.2 10.3%93.1 12.2%3.9 1.9%
Oscar ColásAL85.8 5.7%89.6 5.9%3.8 0.2%
Martín MaldonadoAL88.0 7.9%91.5 11.8%3.5 3.9%
Carlos CorreaAL89.2 10.9%92.7 6.3%3.5 -4.6%
Andrés GiménezAL84.6 4.7%87.9 6.8%3.3 2.1%
Mike TauchmanNL87.0 5.9%90.3 8.6%3.3 2.7%

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