B.J. Upton

Atlanta Braves

Hitter-At-A-Glance

B.J. Upton has seen 14,945 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 (151 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.22 d'; 75% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.05 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (42% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (44 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.60 d'; 65% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 42% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.09 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (17 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.32 d'; 86% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 40% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.41 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing).