Eric Hosmer

Kansas City Royals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Eric Hosmer has seen 13,875 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (488 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.00 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (63 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (0.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (233 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.13 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (27 tracked), he generates average power (89.5 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (1.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (114 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.38 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connects (16 tracked), he generates thundering power (100 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.9° average spray angle).