Alex Rodriguez

New York Yankees

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Alex Rodriguez has seen 15,427 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 (222 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 (37 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (72 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.72 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (38% whiff/swing). When he connects (6 tracked), he generates below average power (82 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-3.2° 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).