Ryan Braun

Milwaukee Brewers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Ryan Braun has seen 20,945 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,058 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing). When he connects (151 tracked), he generates average power (90.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (407 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.27 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (29% whiff/swing). When he connects (62 tracked), he generates above average power (92.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (3° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (180 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.46 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connects (42 tracked), he generates average power (89.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.3° average spray angle).