B.J. Upton

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

B.J. Upton has seen 16,944 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2014:
Against All Fastballs (1,512 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.23 d'; 72% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 26% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.03 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (536 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.75 d'; 66% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 37% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.03 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (147 seen), he has had a poor eye (0.80 d'; 71% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 40% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.15 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing).