Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 15,721 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 (272 seen), he has had a good eye (1.12 d'; 64% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 22% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (0.20 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (83 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.30 d'; 53% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 42% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.07 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (11% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (42 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.57 d'; 55% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 32% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.17 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing).