Paul Goldschmidt

Arizona Diamondbacks

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Paul Goldschmidt has seen 12,234 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (668 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.22 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (21% whiff/swing). When he connects (56 tracked), he generates average power (91.2 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (4.9° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (303 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.52 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (28% whiff/swing). When he connects (19 tracked), he generates average power (88.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.6° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (98 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.09 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (30% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates thundering power (99.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (11.3° average spray angle).