Brandon Moss

Kansas City Royals

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2017, Brandon Moss saw 12,468 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,079 seen), he had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.13 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connected (143 tracked), he generated average power (88.4 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (7.1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (437 seen), he had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.05 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (50% whiff/swing). When he connected (47 tracked), he generated above average power (92 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (16.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (293 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (-0.30 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (51% whiff/swing). When he connected (37 tracked), he generated average power (86.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (13° average spray angle).