Tyler Flowers

Atlanta Braves

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Tyler Flowers has seen 6,915 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (819 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.08 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connects (100 tracked), he generates thundering power (96.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.4° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (375 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.05 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing). When he connects (50 tracked), he generates average power (88.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (88 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.77 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing). When he connects (16 tracked), he generates thundering power (95.1 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-1.3° average spray angle).