Sure, traditional stats, a couple of home runs this week and Kepler’s spring looks normal again. but what about the new metrics? Does Kepler’s bat speed / exit velocity / spray chart compare with prior spring trainings? Are those worth looking at?
I think those are the kind of things the Twins are looking at, amongst other things.
Does the public have access to that stuff for ST yet? I haven't looked into it.
I just went to the Statcast site and saw some spring training games, but when I did a search it returned this warning at the top:
Only games played in the spring homes for these teams will return data: ARI, COL, DET, MIA, MIN, NYM, NYY, PHI, PIT, STL, TOR.
So yes, there is some public data, but it's limited.
There have been some write-ups using spring data from around the league. Broxton gets mentioned in this article:
Former Twin prospect Akil Baddoo gets mentioned in this one too: