Martin Prado

Miami Marlins

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Martin Prado has seen 19,617 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 (1,432 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.24 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (6% whiff/swing). When he connects (265 tracked), he generates average power (90 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-5.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (502 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing). When he connects (82 tracked), he generates below average power (81.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (207 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.04 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing). When he connects (44 tracked), he generates average power (86.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.4° average spray angle).