Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 3,548 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 (694 seen), he has had a good eye (1.12 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 league average likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (251 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.82 d'; 54% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 24% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.30 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (123 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.03 d'; 71% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 32% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.04 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing).