Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles Dodgers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Yasiel Puig has seen 6,777 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016.

In 2016, compared to how other hitters perform with similar pitches:
Against Fastballs (962 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.17 c) with a high likelihood to swing and miss (23% whiff/swing). When he connects (142 tracked), he generates average power (91.6 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (0.8° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (359 seen), he has had a very aggressive approach at the plate (-0.24 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (36% whiff/swing). When he connects (59 tracked), he generates some serious pop (93.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (8.5° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (104 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.71 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (41% whiff/swing). When he connects (20 tracked), he generates average power (87.9 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (6.5° average spray angle).