Melvin Upton

Toronto Blue Jays

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2017, Melvin Upton saw 20,468 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,490 seen), he had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.06 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (30% whiff/swing). When he connected (219 tracked), he generated average power (90.3 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-5.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (606 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.04 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connected (65 tracked), he generated average power (83.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (155 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.26 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connected (20 tracked), he generated average power (88.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.9° average spray angle).