Quick Hits – 01/15/2016: New Defensive Data Makes Jason Heyward Look Even Better

Baseball Savant recently published new defensive data charts that illustrate “highlight, tough, routine, and easy” chances for each player by using batted-ball hang time (seconds) and distance (feet). We’ve seen Jason Heyward make highlight catch after highlight catch, but looking at the sheer quantity of difficult outs he recorded made me giddy. Take a look:

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