Paul Goldschmidt

Arizona Diamondbacks

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.

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Paul Goldschmidt has seen 14,431 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2017.

In 2017, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (56 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (10 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.58 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (50% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (13 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.67 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).