Ben Badler On Red Sox Third Baseman Rafael Devers
Say Cheese: MLB Hitters Are Adjusting To Seeing 100 mph More Often
As a 20-year-old rookie, Rafael Devers hit the first homer off a 102 mph pitch (Aroldis Chapman) of the Statcast era.
After watching Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers at the Futures Game in Miami on Sunday and in the Double-A Eastern League all-star game on Wednesday, some thoughts and analysis on why Devers is such a talented hitter, his defensive progress and why he's the No. 6 overall prospect in baseball.