Denard Span

Washington Nationals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Denard Span has seen 14,062 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 (1,103 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.93 d'; 60% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 25% 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 (289 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.60 d'; 58% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 34% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.10 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (115 seen), he has had a poor eye (0.72 d'; 66% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 38% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.05 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing).