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Red Sox and Rays hitting zones

Boston Red Sox
David Ortiz
Bats Left | Pitches charted 3,809
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
518
160
.309
84
30
103
vs. Rays
57
16
.281
7
2
9
Strengths
Bases loaded
.467
Runners at 2d and 3d
.368
3-0 sinker
.567
First inning
.336
Weaknesses
Slider from lefthander
.164
Changeup with zero strikes
.133
Late/close
.211
Two-strike four seam fastball
.172
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
39%
Fly balls
62%
Strikeouts
14%
Dustin Pedroia
Bats Right | Pitches charted 5,410
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
641
193
.301
91
9
84
vs. Rays
67
14
.209
9
0
6
Strengths
Curve with two strikes
.350
Runners at 2d and 3rd
.360
Full-count four seam fastball
.378
Behind in count
.300
Weaknesses
Bases loaded
.150
Sliders
.197
0-2 changeups
.111
First-pitch four seam fastball
.200
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
49%
Fly balls
51%
Strikeouts
10%
Jacoby Ellsbury
Bats Left | Pitches charted 3,712
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
577
172
.298
92
9
53
vs. Rays
62
15
.242
12
0
0
Strengths
Bases loaded
.467
Four seam fastball, lefthander
.346
Ahead in the count
.386
Slider with no strikes
.500
Weaknesses
Behind in count
.185
Curveball with two strikes
.185
0-2 changeup
.136
Runner at 2d
.153
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
50%
Fly balls
51%
Strikeouts
14%
Tampa Bay Rays
Evan Longoria
Bats Right | Pitches charted 4,042
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
614
165
.269
91
32
88
vs. Red Sox
78
21
.269
12
5
7
Strengths
First pitch sinker
.526
0-2 changeup
.400
Ahead in count
.319
Runners in scoring position
.294
Weaknesses
Runners on 1st and 3d
.150
vs. cutters
.188
vs. curveballs
.197
Bases empty
.259
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
44%
Fly balls
56%
Strikeouts
12%
James Loney
Bats Left | Pitches charted 3,925
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
549
164
.299
54
13
75
vs. Red Sox
64
15
.234
4
2
8
Strengths
On grass
.293
Runner at 3d
.476
Late/close
.318
First-pitch changeup
.600
Weaknesses
Cutter vs. lefthander
.120
No ball count curve
.150
2-0 sinker vs. righty
.167
Full-count slider vs. righty
.100
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
49%
Fly balls
51%
Strikeouts
10%
Ben Zorbist
Bats Right | Pitches charted 1,676
2013
AB
H
AVG
R
HR
RBI
Season
612
168
.275
77
12
71
vs. Red Sox
74
17
.230
6
0
4
Strengths
Change-up vs. righty
.321
First pitch slider
.444
Runners on 1st and 3d
.448
0-2 four seam fastball
.296
Weaknesses
Curves vs. righty
.161
Runners on 1st and 2d
.210
Splitters vs. righty
.171
2-0 sinker
.091
Strengths and weaknesses figures for 2012-2013
Balls in play by zone
This is the average shape of the MLB ballparks, built overlaying all ballparks shapes.
Cold zones
Chase zones
Hot zones
Power zones
Slugging percentage over .450
Ground balls
44%
Fly balls
56%
Strikeouts
16%

SOURCES: MLB, Baseball-reference.com, Brooks baseball

Chiqui Esteban/Globe Staff

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