Francisco Lindor Only 56 Speed??

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Lindor has 56 speed; Contreras (a catcher) has 61 speed...

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He's not the only one. Mookie Betts has 64 speed with 42 steal. I know hes not blazing but 42 doesnt seem to match his real life SB%

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I've noticed some of these too. Not just with Lindor. They say they base these ratings off real-life analytics, but I really wonder sometimes. They sure seem made up at times.

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Look up sprint speed on google and than go through the list.

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Willie Calhoun 29 speed I don't think he that slow.

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Nolan arenado is slower the Ortiz so clearly something is wrong

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Fine. Lindor had a 27.5 (ft/second) average sprint speed, according to baseball savant. That is slightly above average. Not saying he's a speedster, but he's better than a 56.

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Nolan Arenado was 25.9. Well enough below the average of 27. Maybe he should be a little better than the 29 or whatever he gets, but I'm not bothered by that. He isn't fast at all.

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@bhall09 said in Francisco Lindor Only 56 Speed??:

Fine. Lindor had a 27.5 (ft/second) average sprint speed, according to baseball savant. That is slightly above average. Not saying he's a speedster, but he's better than a 56.

I mean then you are going to have to bump up a lot of guys, for example Willson Contreras that the OP mentions, because Willson has a better sprint time.

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Lindor at 27.5 was slightly above major league average. Contreras was faster than Lindor last year. He was at 27.8, so those are facts. Contreras was the fifth-fastest catcher recorded last year.

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But do you remember what they said an average rating is? I think they said 60. With that said, Lindor is slightly above average, so he should be higher than a 60.