Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2017, Alex Rodriguez saw 16,023 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (607 seen), he had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.16 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connected (102 tracked), he generated average power (92.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-1.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (235 seen), he had a very patient approach at the plate (0.31 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (40% whiff/swing). When he connected (24 tracked), he generated average power (83.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (10° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (85 seen), he had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.47 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connected (9 tracked), he generated above average power (90.8 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (17.2° average spray angle).