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List: Five of MLB's best hitters

Hitting a baseball is a difficult task, no matter how hard it's thrown, how much it spins, or how much it dips and dives. We took a closer look to determine the best hitters by specific pitch types and situations.

BEST VS. FASTBALLS: Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, Diamondbacks

BEST VS. BREAKING BALLS: Robinson Cano, 2B, Mariners

BEST VS. CHANGEUPS: Miguel Cabrera, 1B, Tigers

BEST FIRST-PITCH HITTER: Troy Tulowitzki, SS, Rockies

BEST TWO-STRIKE HITTER: Adrian Beltre, 3B, Rangers