Melvin Upton

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Melvin Upton has seen 17,756 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (267 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.00 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connects (29 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (84.7 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (9.4° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (83 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.16 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (40% whiff/swing)..

Against Offspeed Pitches (33 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.06 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (57% whiff/swing)..