Mike Trout

Los Angeles Angels

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Mike Trout has seen 14,564 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 (1,276 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.23 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (17% whiff/swing). When he connects (144 tracked), he generates average power (91 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-3.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (484 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.23 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (67 tracked), he generates average power (90.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (163 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.17 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (21% whiff/swing). When he connects (27 tracked), he generates thundering power (94 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (13.2° average spray angle).