Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Arizona Diamondbacks

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 11,152 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 (448 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.03 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connects (47 tracked), he generates average power (92.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (128 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.16 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (49% 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 (101 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.18 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (48% whiff/swing). When he connects (10 tracked), he generates average power (87.4 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-5.8° average spray angle).