Derek Norris

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 7,000 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (295 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.21 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (36 tracked), he generates average power (92.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.4° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (102 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connects (6 tracked), he generates thundering power (94.5 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (20.4° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (44 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.22 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (40% whiff/swing). When he connects (3 tracked), he generates non-existent power (79 mph average exit velocity) and is a dead pull hitter (32.8° average spray angle).