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MLB releases Statcast, a new way to look at baseball statistics

Want to know exactly how fast an Anthony Rizzo line drive is? Or how far a Jose Abreu home run goes? Now, we may be able to find out. For the 2015 season, Major League Baseball quietly released a new set of numbers that have analysts very excited. Ben Lindbergh is a staff writer at ESPN’s Grantland and has studied the possibilities of the new data. He joins us with details.

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