Martin Prado

Miami Marlins

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Martin Prado has seen 19,040 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 (1,053 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.24 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (5% whiff/swing). When he connects (201 tracked), he generates average power (90.4 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-6.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (372 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (58 tracked), he generates below average power (82.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (144 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.01 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing). When he connects (30 tracked), he generates average power (86.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.3° average spray angle).