George Springer

Houston Astros

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Although he has not seen a pitch in 2016, George Springer saw 3,344 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2015.

In 2015, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (1,190 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.02 c) with a disastrously high likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connected (126 tracked), he generated average power (88.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-2.4° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (473 seen), he had a steady approach at the plate (0.00 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (35% whiff/swing). When he connected (51 tracked), he generated average power (89.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (222 seen), he had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.42 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connected (35 tracked), he generated average power (89.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.4° average spray angle).