Eric Hosmer

Kansas City Royals

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Eric Hosmer has seen 13,571 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 (312 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.01 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (37 tracked), he generates some serious pop (94.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (151 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (27% whiff/swing). When he connects (14 tracked), he generates above average power (91.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (68 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.29 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (24% whiff/swing). When he connects (10 tracked), he generates thundering power (99.9 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.8° average spray angle).