Ben Zobrist

Chicago Cubs

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Ben Zobrist has seen 20,098 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 (508 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.28 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (6% whiff/swing). When he connects (91 tracked), he generates above average power (92.8 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (7.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (119 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.33 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connects (11 tracked), he generates average power (83.7 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (12° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (117 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.21 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (15 tracked), he generates average power (85.3 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-9.6° average spray angle).