Derek Norris

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 5,809 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,000 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (110 tracked), he generates average power (87.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1.9° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (358 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.09 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (38 tracked), he generates average power (89.9 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (19.8° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (125 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.41 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connects (17 tracked), he generates average power (85.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (9° average spray angle).