FACTS/FLUKES: Ohtani, M. Olson, Price, LeMahieu, Y. Chirinos

Ohtani swings out of his helmet...Shohei Ohtani (DH, LAA) started the 2019 season on the injured list, was activated in early May, and has produced $20 of R$ in less than three months of regular at bats. Is his skill set sufficient to support this type of production over a full season? 

Year   AB  HR/SB   BA/xBA  HctX  h%  ct%   LA~   PX/xPX  hr/f  hr/HHf^  FBv*  Spd
====  ===  =====  =======  ====  ==  ===  ====  =======  ====  ======   ====  === 
2018  326  22/10  285/279   109  35   69  12.3  181/129   30%    61%    97.7  116
2019  233  14/ 8  293/290   127  35   74   4.4  122/112   34%    58%    96.5  131
~ average launch angle (degrees)
^ home run per hard hit fly ball rate 
* average fly ball exit velocity

Ohtani is a talented...


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 Facts & Flukes

Is Jarren Duran's excellent start sustainable? Can Jason Foley hold on to the closer job in Detroit. Plus updates on Zach Eflin, Willi Castro, and Jorge Mateo.
May 27 2024 3:08am
The slam-dunk top pick. No brainer. Uhh...what's going on?
May 24 2024 3:04am
Are the Rays developing another sleeper starting pitcher in Zack Littell? We'll also examine the skills of Gavin Sheets, Seth Lugo, Will Brennan, and Reese Olson.
May 23 2024 3:03am
Paul Goldschmidt is off to a horrific start. Can he rebound? Plus, Brice Turang, James Paxton, Nolan Gorman, and Ryan Feltner.
May 22 2024 3:09am