The Baseball Lab: How Long Does A Hitter Have To React To A Pitch?

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has a very quick swing, but do you know how much time he has to react to a pitch?

NESN’s Gary Striewski went to American University to learn about reaction time for both hitters and pitchers.  Check it out in the video above.

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