Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 14,660 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 (1,512 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.01 d'; 62% 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 (416 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.59 d'; 56% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 33% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.15 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (177 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.52 d'; 62% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 41% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.03 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing).