Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 16,257 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2015, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2015:
Against All Fastballs (657 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.01 d'; 68% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.04 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (161 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.28 d'; 53% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 41% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.08 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (115 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.26 d'; 57% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 47% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.05 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing).