Denard Span

San Francisco Giants

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 17,238 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (662 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (9% whiff/swing). When he connects (92 tracked), he generates average power (88.6 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (4.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (157 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (24 tracked), he generates above average power (90.4 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (12° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (107 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.23 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (22% whiff/swing). When he connects (16 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (80.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (4.7° average spray angle).