Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Miami Marlins

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 9,601 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 (757 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.24 d'; 75% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 28% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.05 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (227 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.21 d'; 54% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 46% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (0.00 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (199 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.00 d'; 83% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 48% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.45 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (57% whiff/swing).