Ben Zobrist

Chicago Cubs

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Ben Zobrist saw 19,350 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,455 seen), he had a very patient approach at the plate (0.26 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing). When he connected (213 tracked), he generated average power (90.6 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (6.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (415 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.25 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connected (43 tracked), he generated above average power (90.5 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (11.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (463 seen), he had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connected (60 tracked), he generated average power (85.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (10.9° average spray angle).