Raul Ibanez

Kansas City Royals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Raul Ibanez has seen 16,548 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2014:
Against All Fastballs (672 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.07 d'; 70% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.01 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (21% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (215 seen), he has had a good eye (0.84 d'; 62% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (35% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (157 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.54 d'; 69% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 49% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.24 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (46% whiff/swing).