George Springer

Houston Astros

Hitter-At-A-Glance

George Springer has seen 3,817 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 (284 seen), he has had an aggressive approach at the plate (-0.06 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (24% whiff/swing). When he connects (44 tracked), he generates above average power (93.2 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (4.7° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (127 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.04 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing). When he connects (17 tracked), he generates above average power (91.5 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (15.1° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (62 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.30 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing). When he connects (9 tracked), he generates average power (84 mph average exit velocity) and often pulls the ball (20.4° average spray angle).