None-on/runners-on splits, 2024

One approach to identify potential surgers is to split their skills and analyze the extremes to determine if the player could be a tweak away from finishing strong. As we did with starting pitchers last week, looking at stats and skills with the bases empty compared to with runners on base is one way to do this.

Our research shows that both batting average and plate discipline surge when a batter hits with runners on base:

Interestingly, batters hit the ball with less authority once runners reach base, likely due to their desire to make any kind of contact over hitting the ball hard:

Let's take a look at significant none-on/runners-on splits so far in 2024.

The following bats have the widest none-on/runners-on OPS splits (min 50 PA):

   

Almost!

You’re just a few clicks away from accessing this feature and hundreds more throughout the year that have a singular goal in mind: Winning your league. Subscribe to BaseballHQ.com here!

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

More From Batters

Our latest Outlook features Colt Keith settling into the second spot, Jose Miranda hitting cleanup, and Arenado dropping in the batting order.
Jul 12 2024 3:03am
Jarren Duran's elite multi-category production in June was backed by a sturdy skills foundation.
Jul 8 2024 3:05am
A healthy Royce Lewis is producing at a higher rate than any other young bat in the game.
FREE
Jul 1 2024 3:05am
Leadoff tales: Francisco Lindor and Jarred Kelenic have been hot since moving up to the #1 spot. What are the ramifications, and can either of them keep it going?
Jun 28 2024 3:03am
Ryan O'Hearn has bucked his career trends in a big way in 2024, and we dive into how he has done it.
Jun 25 2024 3:08am

Tools