MINORS: Low-contact High-A batters and pitchers

Deyvison De Los Santos (3B, ARI)

It's well established that batters who struggle to make consistent contact tend to have trouble contributing to run production. On the flipside, one of the best things a pitcher can do is to naturally limit contact in order to prevent runs. As a result, ct% can serve as a very useful metric for judging the quality of a pitcher’s stuff or the quality of a batter’s hit tool.

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