Derek Norris

San Diego Padres

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Derek Norris has seen 6,129 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 (1,214 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (16% whiff/swing). When he connects (142 tracked), he generates average power (87.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (1° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (435 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.01 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connects (42 tracked), he generates average power (90.3 mph average exit velocity) and is a pull hitter (20.1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (154 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.42 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (24 tracked), he generates average power (86.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (10.3° average spray angle).