I recently sat down with a few of my college teammates to watch a movie. As most college nights go with nerds who also happen to be baseball players, we began discussing coaching theory and inevitably the data revolution that has changed baseball dramatically over the past couple of years. I began to realize that there seems to be a disconnect between “data” and “competing”. Many questions were raised, but the majority of the questions always landed on the same underlying concern: Just because the data says it’s good, doesn’t mean the player can do it in a game. …

Kyle Wellman (Welly)

Psychology and Ethics in Leadership major, Data Analytics minor at Hendrix College. Pursuing a career in Player Development

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