Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Arizona Diamondbacks

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 10,945 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 (308 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.02 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connects (27 tracked), he generates average power (89.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (96 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.20 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (44% whiff/swing). When he connects (7 tracked), he generates average power (88.1 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-4.3° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (67 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.26 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (49% whiff/swing)..