Aaron Altherr
RF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 5" 215LBS | Age: 32
Draft: 2009 | Rd: 9, #287, Philadelphia Phillies | Agua Fria HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 412 372 58 101 19 5 .272 .340 .516 .856
2018 285 243 28 44 8 3 .181 .295 .333 .628
2019 66 61 8 5 1 0 .082 .136 .164 .300
6 Seasons 1,156 1,016 142 222 37 21 .219 .307 .401 .708
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .272 19 5 .856
2018 .181 8 3 .628
2019 .082 1 0 .300
6 Seasons .219 37 21 .708
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 24 638 99 3 3.0 1.9 90.9 110.0 11.6 33.3 .241 .347 .353 .312 .361 43.4 25.5 9.9
2016 25 929 129 4 3.1 1.8 88.2 111.7 5.5 28.7 .214 .312 .266 .282 .347 34.9 30.4 10.1
2017 26 1593 269 28 10.4 6.8 89.3 112.3 11.2 32.7 .259 .471 .359 .341 .424 42.8 25.2 7.8
2018 27 1155 154 15 9.7 5.3 90.4 114.6 10.2 30.5 .214 .382 .282 .317 .407 45.8 31.9 12.6
2019 28 268 37 2 5.4 3.0 85.3 113.5 16.8 32.4 .157 .272 .135 .210 .299 21.6 37.9 4.5
Player 4583 688 52 7.6 4.5 89.3 114.6 10.3 31.5 .231 .390 .308 .312 .390 40.9 28.7 9.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 42.4 20.2 29.3 8.1 31.3 37.4 31.3 1.0 34.3 26.3 23.2 10.1 3.0 1.9
2016 52.7 12.4 29.5 5.4 38.0 39.5 22.5 5.4 43.4 17.8 25.6 3.9 3.1 1.8
2017 43.5 23.4 24.9 8.2 33.1 36.1 30.9 6.3 30.9 23.8 21.6 7.1 10.4 6.8
2018 48.7 22.7 20.8 7.8 38.3 37.7 23.4 3.9 34.4 18.8 22.1 10.4 9.7 5.3
2019 32.4 27.0 35.1 5.4 37.8 37.8 24.3 5.4 29.7 32.4 21.6 5.4 5.4 3.0
Player 45.6 20.9 26.0 7.4 35.2 37.4 27.3 4.8 34.4 22.4 22.7 7.6 7.6 4.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2019 4-Seamer -4.9 -5 108 40.3 22 .095 .238 .164 22.6 31.8 20.6 .204 .456 .288 28.6
2019 Changeup -0.3 0 39 14.6 9 .125 .250 .217 65.0 55.6 41.7 .099 .126 .163 0.0
2019 Slider -6.8 -2 36 13.4 13 .000 .000 .000 37.5 38.5 45.5 .164 .218 .158 12.5
2019 Cutter -5.2 -2 30 11.2 7 .000 .000 .000 60.0 71.4 38.5 .060 .068 .056 0.0
2019 Curveball -2.8 -1 27 10.1 8 .143 .286 .244 33.3 37.5 33.3 .072 .152 .171 25.0
2019 Sinker 6.6 2 24 9.0 6 .200 .200 .417 18.2 0.0 0.0 .297 .341 .345 40.0
2019 Splitter -12.6 0 3 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .153 .166 .174 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -2 406 35.2 101 .207 .333 .305 26.3 26.7 21.8 .290 .510 .390 60.0
2018 Sinker -0.2 0 235 20.3 53 .286 .405 .369 22.2 13.2 13.7 .232 .329 .340 41.7
2018 Slider 1.6 3 201 17.4 55 .149 .447 .309 51.2 49.1 37.0 .156 .390 .297 55.0
2018 Curveball 0.6 1 100 8.7 24 .136 .273 .188 39.0 41.7 27.8 .161 .265 .198 23.1
2018 Changeup -2.2 -2 99 8.6 28 .077 .231 .166 47.9 46.4 44.8 .118 .272 .202 30.8
2018 Cutter -2.9 -2 77 6.7 15 .083 .083 .200 25.6 26.7 17.4 .167 .181 .267 0.0
2018 Splitter -0.6 0 14 1.2 4 .000 .000 .175 75.0 50.0 66.7 .000 .000 .175 0.0
2018 Sweeper -9.6 -1 6 0.5 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 33.3 .230 .262 .218 0.0
2018 Forkball 2.2 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -1.2 -6 536 33.6 139 .250 .508 .359 21.6 23.7 21.0 .252 .477 .347 46.2
2017 Sinker 2.0 6 313 19.6 95 .333 .552 .415 15.4 14.7 21.2 .326 .513 .385 43.8
2017 Slider 2.1 6 276 17.3 70 .246 .477 .359 42.7 34.3 27.6 .210 .393 .287 35.7
2017 Changeup -0.1 0 168 10.5 35 .212 .394 .309 49.4 28.6 18.5 .257 .452 .322 39.1
2017 Curveball 2.9 5 164 10.3 30 .259 .593 .390 35.6 33.3 16.4 .217 .487 .331 41.2
2017 Cutter 6.4 5 73 4.6 22 .500 1.000 .636 30.8 22.7 35.7 .359 .669 .453 60.0
2017 Splitter -0.7 0 22 1.4 6 .200 .200 .267 80.0 50.0 27.3 .018 .020 .131 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -6.3 -1 21 1.3 4 .000 .000 .000 22.2 50.0 33.3 .102 .120 .091 0.0
2017 Sweeper -11.9 -2 16 1.0 8 .000 .000 .088 50.0 37.5 37.5 .178 .567 .349 25.0
2017 Forkball -5.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 161 638 0 -2 5 4 8
2016 225 923 -4 -4 1 5 -3
2017 409 1,591 23 -29 9 8 12
2018 283 1,145 -4 -14 9 5 -3
2019 66 267 -3 -8 1 1 -9
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 638 48.1 62.5 84.9 21.5 46.5 40.6 21.7 41.2 25.5 8.6 76.4
2016 929 47.4 60.5 80.5 27.8 50.7 40.2 20.3 43.3 28.9 7.2 73.1
2017 1,593 49.0 64.1 78.8 25.5 48.8 42.2 23.1 44.4 29.9 6.8 75.9
2018 1,155 49.3 67.9 77.5 22.7 37.1 42.1 20.4 44.8 32.8 6.5 79.7
2019 268 52.1 72.7 71.3 28.1 47.2 43.8 27.3 51.1 35.0 5.6 93.3
Player 4,583 48.8 64.7 79.1 24.9 46.2 41.6 21.9 44.3 30.2 7.0 77.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 75 97
2016 84 91
2017 65 49 71 71 51 60 83 79 88 86 19 42 13 61 91 65
2018 95 92
2019 91 86
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.2 4 3.9 0 2 2 2 50.0
2017 20.6 19 18.4 1 9 11 11 57.9
2018 22.5 8 8.3 0 0 4 5 62.5
2019 22.8 1 1.5 -1 0 1 1 100.0
Player 21.2 32 32.1 0 11 18 19 59.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 4 5 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 3 5 3 6 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 3
2017 19 16 14 23 21 20 22 16 16 14 18 29 16 18 18 19 16 16 20 19 16 16 23 18 17 14 19 25 19 19 14
2018 8 9 9 7 8 8 9 8 6 8 8 7 9 9 8 9 9 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 9 7 9 9 9 8
2019 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1
Player 32 32 28 37 35 33 37 30 26 26 30 42 31 33 31 33 30 28 33 31 31 29 39 32 31 28 32 40 35 33 26
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.9 88.2 -2.7 89.3 1.1 90.4 1.1 85.3 -5.1
Launch Angle 11.6 5.5 -6.1 11.2 5.7 10.2 -1.0 16.8 6.6
Barrel % 3.0 3.1 0.1 10.4 7.3 9.7 -0.7 5.4 -4.3
Hard Hit % 43.4 34.9 -8.5 42.8 7.9 45.8 3.0 21.6 -24.2
Sweet Spot % 33.3 28.7 -4.6 32.7 4.0 30.5 -2.2 32.4 1.9
xBA .241 .214 -0.027 .259 0.045 .214 -0.045 .157 -0.057
BA .241 .197 -0.044 .272 0.075 .181 -0.091 .082 -0.099
xwOBA .312 .282 -0.030 .341 0.059 .317 -0.024 .210 -0.107
wOBA .353 .266 -0.087 .359 0.093 .282 -0.077 .135 -0.147
xSLG .347 .312 -0.035 .471 0.159 .382 -0.089 .272 -0.110
SLG .489 .288 -0.201 .516 0.228 .333 -0.183 .164 -0.169
K% 25.5 30.4 4.9 25.2 -5.2 31.9 6.7 37.9 6.0
BB% 9.9 10.1 0.2 7.8 -2.3 12.6 4.8 4.5 -8.1
Swing % 41.2 43.3 2.1 44.4 1.1 44.8 0.4 51.1 6.3
Whiff% 25.5 28.9 3.4 29.9 1.0 32.8 2.9 35.0 2.2
In Zone % 48.1 47.4 -0.7 49.0 1.6 49.3 0.3 52.1 2.8
Out of Zone % 51.9 52.6 0.7 51.0 -1.6 50.7 -0.3 47.9 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 21.5 27.8 6.3 25.5 -2.3 22.7 -2.8 28.1 5.4
First Pitch Swing % 21.7 20.3 -1.4 23.1 2.8 20.4 -2.7 27.3 6.9
First Pitch Strike % 59.6 62.6 3.0 63.0 0.4 59.3 -3.7 62.1 2.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 223 3 1.3 .268 .293
2017 Shifts R 408 6 1.5 .351 .734
2018 Shifts R 285 7 2.5 .276 .514
2019 Shifts R 66 3 4.5 .130 .230
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2014 1 11.4 100.0% 0.0% 10 20.7 0.0% 10.0%
2015 214 15.9 39.7% 4.7% 105 20.4 12.4% 13.3%
2016 262 16.5 34.4% 3.8% 162 22.5 6.8% 9.9%
2017 458 16.1 38.0% 1.1% 273 22.3 0.4% 9.2%
2018 277 16.1 40.1% 2.2% 247 21.5 1.2% 7.3%
2019 61 16.7 34.4% 1.6% 53 20.7 1.9% 3.8%
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