is Statcast’s foot speed metric, defined as “feet per second in a
player’s fastest one-second window” on individual plays. For a
player’s seasonal average, the following two types of plays
currently qualify for inclusion in Sprint Speed. The best of these
runs, approximately two-thirds, are averaged for a player’s seasonal
* Runs of two bases or more on non-homers, excluding being a
runner on second base when an extra base hit happens
* Home to first on “topped” or “weakly hit” balls.
The Major League average on a "competitive" play is 27 ft/sec, and
the competitive range is roughly from 23 ft/sec (poor) to 30 ft/sec
(elite). A player must have at least 10 competitive runs to qualify
for this leaderboard.
Read more about how Sprint Speed works here.