Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 2,628 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 (105 seen), he has had a very good eye (1.23 d'; 63% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 19% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.27 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (9% whiff/swing).

Against Breaking Pitches (33 seen), he has had an exceptionally good eye (1.10 d'; 64% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 23% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a patient approach at the plate (0.20 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (14 seen), he has had a very poor eye (0.68 d'; 60% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 33% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.09 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing).