Josh Phegley

Oakland Athletics

Saberseminar 2016!

Why not join a bunch of fellow baseball fans in Boston, MA on August 13-14 for Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball? Our baseball research conference donates 100% of the ticket proceeds to The Jimmy Fund and the Angioma Alliance and features great presentations from ex-players, coaches, front office personnel, and some of the top baseball researchers.

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Josh Phegley has seen 2,096 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 (214 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.17 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing). When he connects (40 tracked), he generates average power (89.2 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-2.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (78 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (0.19 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (10 tracked), he generates non-existent power (76.7 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (2.2° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (59 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.51 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing). When he connects (9 tracked), he generates average power (87.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (5.4° average spray angle).