Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 2,606 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches seen in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training.

In 2014:
Against All Fastballs (90 seen), he has had a good eye (1.15 d'; 62% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 20% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.27 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (11% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (27 seen), he has had an exceptionally good eye (1.12 d'; 63% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 21% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (0.24 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (13 seen), he has had an exceptionally poor eye (0.57 d'; 60% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 38% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.03 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).