Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2014, Alex Rodriguez saw 12,287 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2013:
Against All Fastballs (477 seen), he had a league average eye (1.01 d'; 68% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.05 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (24% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (165 seen), he had a good eye (0.87 d'; 54% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 22% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.34 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (81 seen), he had a league average eye (1.10 d'; 76% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 35% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.16 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (62% whiff/swing).