Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 3,477 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 (644 seen), he has had a good eye (1.14 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 (0.26 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (14% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (239 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.79 d'; 53% 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 (0.32 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (114 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.97 d'; 69% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 32% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.01 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (28% whiff/swing).