Some teams use a, 'bat impressions scanner'. They pass a digital wand up and down the bat and it measures the depth of the impressions in the wood. That calculates into a stat called the, 'I.D.S" (Impressions Depth Score)
Originally Posted by LeoYankee
The deeper the impressions, the harder the ball has been hit. An I.D.S. of 70% or more means the player is hitting the ball often and hard.
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