George Springer

Houston Astros

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

George Springer has seen 4,703 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 (825 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.03 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connects (114 tracked), he generates average power (90.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (0.6° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (360 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.17 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (35% whiff/swing). When he connects (60 tracked), he generates average power (88.4 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (169 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.22 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (30% whiff/swing). When he connects (24 tracked), he generates average power (87.8 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (16° average spray angle).