Yangervis Solarte

San Diego Padres

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Yangervis Solarte has seen 4,783 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (405 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.03 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing). When he connects (45 tracked), he generates little-to-no power (83.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-0.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (131 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (14 tracked), he generates average power (90.1 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (1.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (137 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.31 c) with an exceptionally low likelihood to swing and miss (14% whiff/swing). When he connects (28 tracked), he generates above average power (91.1 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.7° average spray angle).