Home run totals down with new bats
OMAHA, Neb. -- College baseball teams are hitting half as many home runs and averaging a run less per game halfway through the season.
Blame -- or credit -- the new metal bats put into play this year.
The average Division I team is hitting 0.47 home runs a game and scoring 5.63 runs, compared with 0.85 home runs and 6.98 runs at a comparable point last season.
The NCAA researched data through Sunday's games and released the findings Thursday.
Coaches Mike Fox of ...
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