B.J. Upton

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

B.J. Upton has seen 16,263 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 (1,051 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.28 d'; 73% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 25% 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 (379 seen), he has had a good eye (0.88 d'; 71% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 37% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.12 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (100 seen), he has had a poor eye (0.79 d'; 76% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 46% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.30 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing).