Denard Span

San Francisco Giants

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 16,862 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 (387 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing). When he connects (52 tracked), he generates below average power (86.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (3.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (94 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.28 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (12 tracked), he generates above average power (90.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (69 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.20 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates non-existent power (78.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.8° average spray angle).