Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Miguel Cabrera has seen 22,341 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 (999 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.12 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (19% whiff/swing). When he connects (170 tracked), he generates above average power (92.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (420 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.11 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing). When he connects (67 tracked), he generates some serious pop (92.3 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-0.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (175 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.27 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (37 tracked), he generates some serious pop (92.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (14.1° average spray angle).