Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles Dodgers

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Hitter-At-A-Glance

Yasiel Puig has seen 6,113 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 (502 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.20 c) with an exceptionally high likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (77 tracked), he generates average power (91.3 mph average exit velocity) and has slight pull tendencies (3.5° average spray angle).

Against Breaking Pitches (215 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.29 c) with an above average likelihood to swing and miss (39% whiff/swing). When he connects (37 tracked), he generates some serious pop (93.8 mph average exit velocity) and sprays the ball to all fields (9.7° average spray angle).

Against Offspeed Pitches (52 seen), he has had an exceptionally aggressive approach at the plate (-0.84 c) with a below average likelihood to swing and miss (26% whiff/swing). When he connects (13 tracked), he generates average power (87.2 mph average exit velocity) and consistently goes the other way (0.8° average spray angle).