Paul Goldschmidt

Arizona Diamondbacks

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Paul Goldschmidt saw 11,153 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,778 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.16 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing). When he connected (184 tracked), he generated above average power (94 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-6.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (806 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.27 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connected (63 tracked), he generated average power (89.9 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-6.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (205 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (-0.02 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connected (24 tracked), he generated thundering power (97.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.3° average spray angle).