Paul Goldschmidt

Arizona Diamondbacks

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Paul Goldschmidt has seen 12,833 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 (1,021 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (19% whiff/swing). When he connects (107 tracked), he generates average power (92.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (2.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (470 seen), he has had an exceptionally patient approach at the plate (0.42 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connects (43 tracked), he generates above average power (91.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (164 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.11 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (30% whiff/swing). When he connects (15 tracked), he generates thundering power (96.1 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (1.8° average spray angle).