Derek Norris

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 7,292 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 (493 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.18 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connects (69 tracked), he generates average power (90.4 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-8.9° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (179 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing). When he connects (16 tracked), he generates average power (89.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.9° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (61 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.38 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates above average power (90.3 mph average exit velocity) and is a dead pull hitter (31.4° average spray angle).