Paul Goldschmidt

Arizona Diamondbacks

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Paul Goldschmidt has seen 14,352 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 (1,991 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (20% whiff/swing). When he connects (223 tracked), he generates above average power (92.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1.3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (875 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.36 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (28% whiff/swing). When he connects (96 tracked), he generates above average power (91.8 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (0.5° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (286 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.09 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (28 tracked), he generates some serious pop (93 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.5° average spray angle).