STARTERS: Average exit velocity and ERA, HR/9

This is the first in a series of articles that will try to help you better incorporate Statcast metrics into the toolbox we use at

Our method will be to identify the stats and metrics that have at least a moderate correlation (r > 0.30) to the Statcast metric being studied.

Let's start by looking at the average exit velocity (EV) allowed by starting pitchers.


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