Ryan Braun

Milwaukee Brewers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Ryan Braun has seen 21,396 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 (1,355 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (193 tracked), he generates average power (90.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-5.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (513 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.32 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (29% whiff/swing). When he connects (83 tracked), he generates above average power (92 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (223 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.45 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (24% whiff/swing). When he connects (49 tracked), he generates average power (89.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (4.7° average spray angle).