Billy Butler and Jeff Francoeur First Pitch Swing Comparison

Butler and Francoeur are almost polar opposites when it come to taking a walk.  Billy has walked 11.1% of the time this season while Frenchy has only walked 6.3% of the time.  Here a visual look at how the two compare on the first pitch of the count this season:

Billy

Francoeur

Francoeur’s values subtracted from Billy’s values

Francoeur is generally going to swing at every pitch 10% to 30% points more than Butler on the first pitch with anything on the inside part of the plate get swung by Francoeur 80% of the time.

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