Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Detroit Tigers

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Jarrod Saltalamacchia saw 11,373 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (582 seen), he had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.06 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connected (64 tracked), he generated average power (91.9 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (177 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.21 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (51% whiff/swing). When he connected (9 tracked), he generated above average power (90.6 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (1.4° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (139 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.27 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (46% whiff/swing). When he connected (15 tracked), he generated average power (86.5 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (2.5° average spray angle).