Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Arizona Diamondbacks

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 11,175 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (462 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.01 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connects (50 tracked), he generates average power (91.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (134 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (50% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates average power (89.9 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (0.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (104 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.18 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (47% whiff/swing). When he connects (11 tracked), he generates average power (88.9 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-9.2° average spray angle).