Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 15,079 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 (1,822 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 (0.20 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (6% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (478 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.63 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 (0.11 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (220 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.54 d'; 63% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 42% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.07 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (19% whiff/swing).