Exit Velocity Part I: On the Import of Exit Velocity for Hitters

Exit Velocity Part I: On the Import of Exit Velocity for Hitters

Detroit Tigers' Andrew Romine, right, celebrates after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Romine scored on a single by Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Francisco Rodriguez gives up 2 in 9th as Tigers fall to Oakland

Detroit Tigers' Andrew Romine, right, celebrates after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Romine scored on a single by Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Detroit Tigers' Andrew Romine, left, and Jose Iglesias (1) celebrate after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the third inning. Both scored on an RBI-double by Tigers' Victor Martinez.

Detroit Tigers' Andrew Romine, left, and Jose Iglesias (1) celebrate after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the third inning. Both scored on an RBI-double by Tigers' Victor Martinez.

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) high-fives manager Brad Ausmus after scoring a run to tie the game 1-1 in the first inning of their AL Central game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park in Detroit, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com)

Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander lead Tigers to another win over Indians

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) high-fives manager Brad Ausmus after scoring a run to tie the game 1-1 in the first inning of their AL Central game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park in Detroit, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com)

Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor (12) and Michael Brantley celebrate scoring on a Jose Ramirez triple against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning  in Detroit, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Indians won 3-2

Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor (12) and Michael Brantley celebrate scoring on a Jose Ramirez triple against the Detroit Tigers during the fourth inning in Detroit, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Indians won 3-2

Andrew Romine of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by Jose Iglesias after they both scored on a hit by Victor Martinez in the third inning.

Andrew Romine of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated by Jose Iglesias after they both scored on a hit by Victor Martinez in the third inning.

Game 14 - Apr 24 - Tigers win first game of doubleheader vs. Twins, 6-5, and move to 13-1. A 3-run rally in the 9th inning, gave starter Jack Morris his 4th victory. The key moment came with 2 outs and top Twin reliever Ron Davis on the mound. Whitaker drilled a single into RF to score Dave Bergman with the winning run. Gibson met Bergman with a giant bear hug. The rest of the Tigers poured out of the dugout and partied at the plate.

Game 14 - Apr 24 - Tigers win first game of doubleheader vs. Twins, 6-5, and move to 13-1. A 3-run rally in the 9th inning, gave starter Jack Morris his 4th victory. The key moment came with 2 outs and top Twin reliever Ron Davis on the mound. Whitaker drilled a single into RF to score Dave Bergman with the winning run. Gibson met Bergman with a giant bear hug. The rest of the Tigers poured out of the dugout and partied at the plate.

Joe Kelly,BOS / Justin Upton,DET//  April 7,2017

Joe Kelly,BOS / Justin Upton,DET// April 7,2017

Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland, right, high-fives teammate Elvis Andrus after they scored on Moreland's two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, July 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Scherzer finally loses, Rangers beat Tigers 7-1

Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland, right, high-fives teammate Elvis Andrus after they scored on Moreland's two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, July 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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