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Giants at Diamondbacks Predictions and Preview for 5/25/2021

The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks on 5/25/2021 at 9:40PM.

The Giants and the Diamondbacks face off in an regular season game. The Giants have a record of 28-28 this season. The Diamondbacks are 18-30 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the San Francisco Giants

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Kevin Gausman is 4-0 this season with an ERA of 1.66 in 59.2 innings pitched across 9 starts. He has a WHIP of 0.8 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.16. Kevin Gausman’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.4 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 81.9 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 84.0 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 83.6 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Kevin Gausman has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.4%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 21.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.0%

Buster Posey

Buster Posey has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 17 runs, and sports a .355 batting average this season. He also has scored 22 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.075 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Buster Posey would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.7% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 15.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Buster Posey this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Buster Posey put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.4%


Brandon Crawford

Brandon Crawford has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 29 runs, and sports a .256 batting average this season. He also has scored 26 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Brandon Crawford would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.6% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 24.7%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Brandon Crawford put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 57.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.7%


Brandon Belt

Brandon Belt has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 21 runs, and sports a .234 batting average this season. He also has scored 17 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Brandon Belt would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 15.0% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 33.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Brandon Belt put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 31.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 42.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 41.2%


Steven Duggar

Steven Duggar has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 8 runs, and sports a .267 batting average this season. He also has scored 8 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.2% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 32.7%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Steven Duggar put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 6.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 62.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.0%


Mike Yastrzemski

Mike Yastrzemski has hit 6 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .214 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Mike Yastrzemski would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.4% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Mike Yastrzemski put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 14.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.8%


Evan Longoria

Evan Longoria has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 17 runs, and sports a .242 batting average this season. He also has scored 20 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 13.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 23.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Evan Longoria put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 8.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 44.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 46.9%


Alex Dickerson

Alex Dickerson has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 18 runs, and sports a .228 batting average this season. He also has scored 12 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .657 has been disappointing thus far for Alex Dickerson. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 6.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 20.9% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Alex Dickerson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 26.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 39.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%


Donovan Solano

Donovan Solano has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 4 runs, and sports a .279 batting average this season. He also has scored 5 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

A below-average OPS of .658 has been disappointing thus far for Donovan Solano. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 4.5% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 20.9% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Donovan Solano put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 36.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 26.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 36.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 59.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 24.5%


Kevin Gausman

Kevin Gausman has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .176 batting average this season. He also has scored 2 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .353. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 61.1%. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .176 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kevin Gausman put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 16.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 33.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 100.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Corbin Martin is 0-1 this season with an ERA of 5.4 in 5.0 innings pitched across 1 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.6 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.211. Corbin Martin’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.1 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 87.5 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 82.3 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 87.5 mph.

Corbin Martin has shown a penchant for forcing hitters to hit ground balls. In fact, 53.8% of balls in play were on the ground. Does this mean he is attracting soft contact though? Those ground balls are getting up the middle and through the 5 1/2 hole for hits, but his infield is also putting in work to getting to the balls too.

Andy Young

Andy Young has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 9 runs, and sports a .250 batting average this season. He also has scored 7 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.131 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?He is considered one of the top power hitters this season.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.1% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 33.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. Getting on base is not an issue for Andy Young this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Andy Young put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 6.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 43.8%


Carson Kelly

Carson Kelly has hit 6 Home Runs, drove in 19 runs, and sports a .338 batting average this season. He also has scored 16 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. 1.103 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Carson Kelly would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 20.9% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 14.5% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Carson Kelly this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Carson Kelly put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 29.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 28.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 37.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 41.8%


Ketel Marte

Ketel Marte has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 6 runs, and sports a .350 batting average this season. He also has scored 6 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .997 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Ketel Marte would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 4.7% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 18.6% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Ketel Marte put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 18.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 36.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.4%


Josh Rojas

Josh Rojas has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 12 runs, and sports a .289 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.8% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 25.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Josh Rojas put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 51.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 26.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 9.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 44.3%


David Peralta

David Peralta has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 28 runs, and sports a .280 batting average this season. He also has scored 21 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 14.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls David Peralta put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 54.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 24.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.6%


Eduardo Escobar

Eduardo Escobar has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 35 runs, and sports a .230 batting average this season. He also has scored 26 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 5.6% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 22.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Eduardo Escobar put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 30.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 52.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.3%


Pavin Smith

Pavin Smith has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .250 batting average this season. He also has scored 25 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 5.5% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 17.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Pavin Smith put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 47.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 32.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 39.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.9%


Nick Ahmed

Nick Ahmed has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 6 runs, and sports a .187 batting average this season. He also has scored 9 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

A below-average OPS of .522 has been disappointing thus far for Nick Ahmed. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 7.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 24.4%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nick Ahmed put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 14.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 61.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 23.1%


Corbin Martin

Corbin Martin has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .000 batting average this season. He also has scored 0 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .000. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 100.0%. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .000 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Corbin Martin put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%


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