Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 3,949 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 (945 seen), he has had a good eye (1.14 d'; 64% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 21% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.22 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (12% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (351 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.74 d'; 52% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 25% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.31 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (169 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.11 d'; 74% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 33% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (-0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing).