George Springer

Houston Astros

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

George Springer has seen 6,148 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,751 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.02 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (230 tracked), he generates average power (90.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (0.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (738 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.14 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (33% whiff/swing). When he connects (106 tracked), he generates average power (90 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.5° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (303 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.19 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (31% whiff/swing). When he connects (40 tracked), he generates average power (88 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (10.2° average spray angle).