Jarrod Saltalamacchia

Miami Marlins

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has seen 9,546 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 (719 seen), he has had a good eye (1.22 d'; 75% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 29% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.06 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (217 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.17 d'; 54% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 47% 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 (44% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (192 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.09 d'; 85% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 47% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.47 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (58% whiff/swing).