Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Miguel Cabrera has seen 22,751 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 (1,262 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.11 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (19% whiff/swing). When he connects (212 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (513 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.08 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (29% whiff/swing). When he connects (83 tracked), he generates some serious pop (93.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (2.3° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (222 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.30 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (29% whiff/swing). When he connects (47 tracked), he generates some serious pop (92.4 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (15.2° average spray angle).