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Cubs Quick Hits: Jason Heyward’s Considerable Improvement in Launch Angle

“Jason Heyward…weak grounder to second…throw to first and out,” was uttered way too many times throughout the defensive star’s first year in blue pinstripes. His frequent ground balls in 2016 are succinctly visualized in the launch angle map below, which shows Heyward’s 2016 results. The broad gray and red areas …

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