Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Miami Marlins

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 9,951 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2014:
Against All Fastballs (995 seen), he has had a good eye (1.21 d'; 73% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 28% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.02 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (28% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (272 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.19 d'; 51% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 44% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.07 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (48% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (262 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.97 d'; 81% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 47% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.40 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (57% whiff/swing).