Martin Prado

Miami Marlins

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Martin Prado has seen 18,657 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 (804 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.26 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (5% whiff/swing). When he connects (151 tracked), he generates average power (90.5 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-6.9° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (284 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.18 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (45 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (81.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (103 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.15 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connects (25 tracked), he generates average power (87.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.1° average spray angle).