Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Alex Rodriguez has seen 14,267 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (994 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.04 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connects (122 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.5 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (3.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (462 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing). When he connects (38 tracked), he generates average power (86.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (9.3° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (198 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.12 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (51% whiff/swing). When he connects (16 tracked), he generates above average power (91.1 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (22.1° average spray angle).