Melvin Upton

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Melvin Upton has seen 17,545 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2015:
Against All Fastballs (127 seen), he has had a very poor eye (0.77 d'; 75% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 46% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.29 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (33 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (-0.43 d'; 0% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 67% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.22 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (16 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.89 d'; 0% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 19% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.44 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).