Josh Phegley

Oakland Athletics

Saberseminar 2016!

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Josh Phegley has seen 2,042 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 (187 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.15 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (13% whiff/swing). When he connects (33 tracked), he generates average power (90 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (-2.3° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (71 seen), he has had a steady approach at the plate (0.12 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (27% 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 (47 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.52 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (42% whiff/swing). When he connects (8 tracked), he generates average power (89.1 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.4° average spray angle).