Derek Norris

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, Derek Norris saw 6,554 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,520 seen), he had a patient approach at the plate (0.14 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connected (169 tracked), he generated average power (87.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-1.3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (525 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.01 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connected (55 tracked), he generated average power (89 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (18.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (179 seen), he had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.44 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (24% whiff/swing). When he connected (27 tracked), he generated average power (87.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (12.6° average spray angle).