Prince Fielder

Texas Rangers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Prince Fielder has seen 22,536 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (857 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.06 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (9% whiff/swing). When he connects (154 tracked), he generates average power (90.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (380 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.01 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing). When he connects (49 tracked), he generates average power (89.3 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (21° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (263 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.26 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connects (33 tracked), he generates average power (84.8 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (18.6° average spray angle).