Harper doesn't care about analytics: 'I don't understand any of that'
"I don't really like stats. I don't really like any of that stuff," Harper said Tuesday, according to John Clark of NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Statistical trends also don't mean much to the 28-year-old, even though Harper owns one of the 13 top exit velocities in the league.
"Exit velocity - I don't care about that, either," Harper said. "I'm more of exit hits. I want guys to get hits. I want guys to perform. ... I don't understand any of that stuff. I'm a GED guy."
The 2015 National League MVP admitted he knows a little bit about two of the game's most important stats, though.
"I know if you get on base, your on-base percentage is high, that's good," Harper said. "If you hit homers, that's good, too."