In the previous post, I looked at general batting results and locations. In this post, I wanted to look at more individualized results, seeing if the data will tell us something about each individual batter.
First, let's look at how each batter was pitched by average locations:
Now that we have seen where the batters were pitched, let's look at the average locations of their whiffs:
With this in mind, I wanted to look at the worst pitches that batters swung at, that is, the pitches furthest out of the zone, starting with the highest pitch swung at:
Furthest to the Right (catcher's perspective):
Furthest to the Left:
Of course, looking at some positive things can be helpful as well, and we looked at homers in the previous post, so let's look at the other two extra base hits, starting with all the doubles in Pitch F/X games in the AFL, marked by location and labelled with the hitter of the double:
Triples are much more rare, so this graph is much cleaner, but there are no repeats, so it is difficult to guage any kind of predictability: