Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles Dodgers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Yasiel Puig has seen 6,438 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 (721 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.18 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (108 tracked), he generates average power (91.3 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (2.9° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (293 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.30 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (37% whiff/swing). When he connects (54 tracked), he generates some serious pop (92.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (7.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (80 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.69 c) with a league average likelihood to swing and miss (32% whiff/swing). When he connects (17 tracked), he generates average power (89.4 mph average exit velocity) and often goes the other way (3.7° average spray angle).