Wil Myers

San Diego Padres

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Wil Myers has seen 6,003 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (987 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.10 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (15% whiff/swing). When he connects (135 tracked), he generates average power (92.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-4.4° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (470 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.23 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (34% whiff/swing). When he connects (55 tracked), he generates average power (87.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (9.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (166 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (-0.29 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (25% whiff/swing). When he connects (17 tracked), he generates average power (86.4 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (14.5° average spray angle).