Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Alex Rodriguez has seen 15,415 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (212 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.07 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (36 tracked), he generates some serious pop (95.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (70 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.76 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (40% whiff/swing). When he connects (5 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (80.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (4.9° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (37 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.35 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connects (3 tracked), he generates thundering power (98.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (14.1° average spray angle).