Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Alex Rodriguez saw 15,096 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,519 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.02 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connected (179 tracked), he generated above average power (93.8 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (3.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (664 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.11 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing). When he connected (56 tracked), he generated average power (86.5 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (13.1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (290 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.22 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (46% whiff/swing). When he connected (27 tracked), he generated average power (89.6 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (21.9° average spray angle).