Derek Norris

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 4,276 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 (1,161 seen), he has had a good eye (1.13 d'; 64% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 22% 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 (417 seen), he has had a league average eye (0.74 d'; 54% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 26% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a very patient approach at the plate (0.28 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing).

Against Offspeed Pitches (214 seen), he has had a league average eye (1.01 d'; 73% swing rate at pitches in the zone vs. 35% swing rate at pitches out of the zone) and a steady approach at the plate (-0.11 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing).