Josh Phegley

Oakland Athletics

Hitter-At-A-Glance

Josh Phegley has seen 1,861 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 (72 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.33 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (7% whiff/swing). When he connects (12 tracked), he generates average power (86.6 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (-5.2° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (30 seen), he has had a very patient approach at the plate (0.28 c) with a low likelihood to swing and miss (18% whiff/swing). When he connects (2 tracked), he generates non-existent power (66 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-5.9° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (22 seen), he has had a patient approach at the plate (-0.09 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (45% whiff/swing). When he connects (3 tracked), he generates average power (90 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (-0.3° average spray angle).