Raul Ibanez

Kansas City Royals

Saberseminar 2016!

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Raul Ibanez saw 16,996 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014.

In 2014, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (731 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.01 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (21% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (251 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.06 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (165 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.11 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing).