Young targets, 2024

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 posted 90.0+ mph average exit velocities in 2023 (min 50 PA):

NameLgPosAgebb%ct%EyeEVBrl%LA
Ronald Acuña Jr.NLRF2511%87%0.95 94.7 15.3%7.4 
Yordan AlvarezALLF2614%78%0.75 93.3 18.0%17.1 
Juan SotoALLF2419%77%1.02 93.2 13.0%6.7 
MJ MelendezALLF2410%68%0.36 93.2 11.4%16.9 
Rafael DeversAL3B2610%78%0.49 93.1 12.7%12.4 
Luken BakerNL1B2613%64%0.42 93.1 7.3%16.9 
Julio RodríguezALCF227%73%0.27 92.7 11.9%8.5 
Mark VientosNL3B234%67%0.14 92.5 10.7%9.5 
Austin RileyNL3B268%73%0.34 92.3 13.9%13.5 
Ke'Bryan HayesNL3B265%79%0.27 92.2 7.4%13.2 
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.AL1B2410%83%0.67 92.1 11.1%10.5 

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