Ryan Braun

Milwaukee Brewers

Saberseminar 2016!

Why not join a bunch of fellow baseball fans in Boston, MA on August 13-14 for Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball? Our baseball research conference donates 100% of the ticket proceeds to The Jimmy Fund and the Angioma Alliance and features great presentations from ex-players, coaches, front office personnel, and some of the top baseball researchers.

For more information, visit Saberseminar.com. We hope to see you in Boston this summer!

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Ryan Braun has seen 20,635 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 (869 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.12 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (14% whiff/swing). When he connects (125 tracked), he generates average power (90.8 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-5.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (321 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.26 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (51 tracked), he generates above average power (91 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (3.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (158 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.46 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (28% whiff/swing). When he connects (32 tracked), he generates average power (88.6 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.6° average spray angle).