Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Miguel Cabrera has seen 23,234 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 (1,559 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (253 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.5 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (625 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.02 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing). When he connects (106 tracked), he generates thundering power (94.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (289 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.34 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing). When he connects (55 tracked), he generates some serious pop (92.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (12.9° average spray angle).