Melvin Upton

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2015, Melvin Upton saw 17,369 pitches that were 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 had a very good eye (1.24 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 (537 seen), he had a league average eye (0.74 d'; 65% 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 (146 seen), he had a poor eye (0.82 d'; 72% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 41% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.18 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing).