BATTERS: Young targets, 2022 updated

Let's continue our updated look at the most skilled young players in the game by moving on to hitters.

These bats age 26 and under have been the most skilled so far in 2022 (min 30 AB):

Let's take a closer look at a bunch of highly-skilled pre-peak performers with an emphasis on those who might be flying under the radar.


Yordan Alvarez (DH/LF, HOU) has developed into one of the best bats in the game, and he's still just 25 years old. His 96.0 mph average exit velocity is in the 100th percentile, and his 117.4 mph max EV is in the 99th percentile. In addition, he has a mature approach at the plate: 15% bb%, 78% ct%, 0.83 Eye.

Alejandro Kirk (C/DH, TOR) is another young AL batter who combines good exit velocity (91.7...


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