Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 14,182 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2014:
Against All Fastballs (1,194 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.98 d'; 61% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 24% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (0.21 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (308 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.66 d'; 58% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 33% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (125 seen), he has had a poor eye (0.74 d'; 66% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 37% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.04 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing).