Ben Zobrist

Chicago Cubs

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Ben Zobrist has seen 19,729 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 (250 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.18 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (9% whiff/swing). When he connects (42 tracked), he generates average power (91.1 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (3.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (50 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.06 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (11% whiff/swing). When he connects (5 tracked), he generates non-existent power (78 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (57 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.33 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (22% whiff/swing). When he connects (6 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (80.3 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-17.6° average spray angle).