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Aaron Slegers
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 10" 260LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 5, #140, Minnesota Twins | Indiana
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 2 6.46 27 0 0 23.2 19 1.90
5 Seasons 3 4 5.18 47 6 3 81.2 53 1.32
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 27 2-2 6.46 23.2 19 1.90
5 Seasons 47 3-4 5.18 81.2 53 1.32

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2017 25 231 48 6 12.5 88.7 109.3 14 37.5 .290 .579 .297 .393 .429 33.3 14.3 9.5 6.46 7.28
2018 26 216 51 7 13.7 87.8 111.6 15 37.3 .306 .614 .372 .405 .435 39.2 10 3.3 5.27 7.68
2019 27 42 11 2 18.2 86.6 111.7 22 36.4 .335 .629 .366 .423 .396 36.4 0 0 3.00 8.94
2020 28 387 75 2 2.7 86.1 109.7 5.6 25.3 .229 .324 .213 .265 .302 28 18.8 5 3.46 2.95
2021 29 428 82 4 4.9 87.5 110.1 5.3 24.4 .264 .396 .383 .332 .352 40.2 16.7 11.4 6.46 4.72
1304 267 21 7.9 87.3 111.7 9.5 30 .269 .455 .317 .340 .370 35.2 15.1 7.4
6.5 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Slegers relies on 4 pitches.
Sinker
(40.4%) ,
Slider
(30.1%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(21%) ,
Changeup
(8.4%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Sinker 173 157 16 40.4 91.8 46 41 15 10 4 0 1 8 34 .366 .238 .537 .353 .414 .296 83.3 -11 1955 6.9 32.3 21.6
2021 Slider 129 108 21 30.1 86.4 33 31 9 7 1 0 1 8 23 .290 .246 .419 .336 .328 .280 86.5 14 2107 6.8 25.9 23.5
2021 4-Seam Fastball 90 23 67 21.0 91.9 26 22 8 5 2 0 1 2 20 .364 .364 .591 .622 .450 .462 93.3 20 2018 6.9 14.6 8.3
2021 Changeup 36 4 32 8.4 87.0 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .165 .000 .181 .231 .334 88.5 1 1612 6.8 25.0 6.3
2020 Sinker 151 134 17 39.0 91.2 39 37 5 5 0 0 0 7 30 .135 .199 .135 .243 .150 .223 87.5 2 1929 7.2 21.8 19.4
2020 Slider 116 86 30 30.0 84.9 28 26 8 6 1 0 1 7 19 .308 .282 .462 .443 .355 .341 84.8 1 2095 7.1 24.5 16.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 89 11 78 23.0 91.1 21 19 3 3 0 0 0 3 17 .158 .262 .158 .412 .167 .307 83.2 19 1986 7.1 17.9 10.7
2020 Changeup 31 10 21 8.0 85.9 11 11 2 2 0 0 0 2 9 .182 .152 .182 .167 .160 .141 82.6 -1 1538 7.2 31.6 25.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2017 45.8 20.8 25 8.3 39.6 33.3 27.1 6.3 33.3 25 18.8 4.2 12.5
2018 39.2 27.5 23.5 9.8 33.3 35.3 31.4 7.8 19.6 27.5 21.6 7.8 13.7
2019 36.4 27.3 18.2 18.2 54.5 27.3 18.2 9.1 9.1 27.3 36.4 0 18.2
2020 57.3 13.3 22.7 6.7 52 33.3 14.7 6.7 42.7 22.7 20 4 2.7
2021 58.5 13.4 19.5 8.5 46.3 37.8 15.9 7.3 40.2 17.1 26.8 3.7 4.9
51.3 18 22.1 8.6 44.6 34.8 20.6 7.1 34.5 22.5 22.8 4.5 7.9
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 4-Seamer LAA R 90 91.9 18.4 -3.5 -24 6.4 0.4 7
2021 Slider LAA R 129 86.4 32.9 -1.6 -5 2.4 -2 -46
2021 Changeup LAA R 36 87 31.9 5.4 20 13.4 0.6 5
2021 Sinker LAA R 170 91.8 26.3 5.3 25 15.2 0.7 5
2020 Slider TB R 116 84.9 34.1 -2.7 -7 2.4 -2.4 -50
2020 Changeup TB R 31 85.9 31.9 3.9 14 13.2 0.5 4
2020 4-Seamer TB R 89 91.1 18.4 -2.7 -17 6.5 0.3 4
2020 Sinker TB R 151 91.2 24.7 4.1 20 15.5 2.2 16
2019 Changeup TB R 4 84.7 33.4 4.5 16 10.5 -2.4 -19
2019 4-Seamer TB R 13 90 18.5 -1.8 -11 6.6 0.7 12
2019 Sinker TB R 15 89.5 25.8 3.6 16 14 0.9 7
2019 Slider TB R 10 83.8 34.1 -2.5 -7 3.3 -0.7 -18
2018 Changeup MIN R 28 84.3 30.4 0.4 1 11.9 -1.2 -9
2018 Slider MIN R 40 83.9 33.5 -4 -11 3.3 -1 -23
2018 4-Seamer MIN R 97 90.1 19.1 -2.3 -13 7.5 1.9 34
2018 Sinker MIN R 51 89.8 25 2.2 10 14.1 0.4 3
2017 Sinker MIN R 79 90.2 21.7 1 5 14.8 0.7 5
2017 4-Seamer MIN R 72 91.1 13.9 0.6 4 6.9 0.5 8
2017 Changeup MIN R 23 84.5 27.3 0.1 0 12.2 -0.2 -2
2017 Slider MIN R 57 83.2 33 -2.2 -6 2.3 -2.1 -47
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 36 8.4 9 0 0 .233 25 11.1 6.3 .165 .181 .336 40
2021 4-Seamer 1.7 2 90 21 26 .364 .591 .454 14.6 7.7 8.3 .364 .622 .463 55
2021 Slider 1.9 2 129 30.1 33 .29 .419 .332 25.9 24.2 23.5 .246 .336 .28 39.1
2021 Sinker 1.2 2 173 40.4 46 .366 .537 .418 32.3 17.4 21.6 .238 .353 .296 32.4
2020 Changeup -2.2 -1 31 8 11 .182 .182 .164 31.6 18.2 25 .152 .167 .141 0
2020 4-Seamer -3.4 -3 89 23 21 .158 .158 .17 17.9 14.3 10.7 .262 .412 .307 29.4
2020 Slider 3.6 4 116 30 28 .308 .462 .359 24.5 25 16.3 .282 .443 .34 31.6
2020 Sinker -3.8 -6 151 39 39 .135 .135 .174 21.8 17.9 19.4 .199 .243 .223 33.3
2019 Changeup -3.3 0 4 9.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353 .381 .318 0
2019 Slider 2 0 10 23.8 2 0 0 .35 0 0 0 .42 .452 .539 100
2019 4-Seamer 5 1 13 31 4 .5 1.25 .725 10 0 0 .541 1.319 .745 75
2019 Sinker -5 -1 15 35.7 5 .2 .2 .18 9.1 0 0 .149 .162 .136 0
2018 Changeup 6.2 2 28 13 7 .429 .714 .486 13.3 0 0 .232 .33 .241 28.6
2018 Slider -3 -1 40 18.5 14 .231 .231 .243 14.3 7.1 9.1 .206 .342 .27 25
2018 Sinker 1.3 1 51 23.6 17 .353 .647 .424 24 11.8 22.2 .333 .591 .395 40
2018 4-Seamer 0.9 1 97 44.9 22 .25 .6 .384 10.6 13.6 7.9 .374 .911 .551 52.9
2017 Changeup -1.8 0 23 10 6 0 0 .117 27.3 16.7 25 .223 .299 .305 25
2017 Slider 0.8 0 57 24.7 14 .25 .25 .357 21.7 14.3 10 .218 .269 .282 20
2017 Sinker 3 2 79 34.2 20 .25 .6 .353 18.4 5 9.1 .356 .731 .449 36.8
2017 4-Seamer -1.4 -1 72 31.2 23 .2 .4 .311 17.1 21.7 17.2 .286 .682 .437 40
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 28 86 77 14.8 1:30 2:30 -60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 81 91.1 88 15.5 1:15 12:45 30
2020 Sinker 150 91.2 89 17.8 1:15 2:15 -60
2020 Slider 108 85 24 4.1 11:15 10:30 45
2021 Changeup 32 86.9 73 14.5 1:30 2:30 -60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 89 91.9 82 15 1:15 1:00 15
2021 Sinker 160 91.8 83 16.7 1:15 2:30 -75
2021 Slider 126 86.3 23 4.1 11:30 10:30 60
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 63 231 -1 0 1 1 1
2018 60 216 1 0 1 1 2
2020 119 472 -5 -5 1 2 -7
2021 114 424 3 -2 4 1 6
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2017 231 48.9 72.6 90.2 26.3 54.8 42.9 52.4 48.9 19.5 7.4 70.6
2018 216 48.6 67.6 91.5 33.3 70.3 35.6 63.3 50 14.8 6.9 73.3
2019 42 45.2 84.2 87.5 39.1 100 40.5 66.7 59.5 8 4.8 100
2020 387 48.8 75.1 82.4 34.8 66.7 44.2 60.4 54.5 22.3 8 80.6
2021 428 44.4 68.9 84.7 32.4 53.2 46.5 61.4 48.6 26.4 7.5 75
1304 47.2 71.8 86.2 32.4 62.3 43.2 60 51 21.4 7.4 76.3
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2017
2018
2019
2020 88 58 81 91 79 88 96 87 92 21 90 20 88 25 4
2021 26 4
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 25.5 1 0.9 0 0 1 0 0
2020 25 1 1.1 0 1 0 1 100
2021 25.5 3 4.4 -1 1 2 3 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2020 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2021 3 3 5 4 5 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 6 4 5
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 90.6 90 -0.6 89.8 -0.2 91.2 1.4 91.8 0.6
Offspeed Velocity 84.5 84.3 -0.2 84.7 0.4 85.9 1.2 87 1.1
Breaking Velocity 83.2 83.9 0.7 83.8 -0.1 84.9 1.1 86.4 1.5
Exit Velocity 88.7 87.8 -0.9 86.6 -1.2 86.1 -0.5 87.5 1.4
Launch Angle 14 15 1 22 7 5.6 -16.4 5.3 -0.3
Barrel % 12.5 13.7 1.2 18.2 4.5 2.7 -15.5 4.9 2.2
Hard Hit % 33.3 39.2 5.9 36.4 -2.8 28 -8.4 40.2 12.2
Sweet Spot % 37.5 37.3 -0.2 36.4 -0.9 25.3 -11.1 24.4 -0.9
xBA .29 .306 0.016 .335 0.029 .229 -0.106 .264 0.035
BA .211 .298 0.087 .273 -0.025 .194 -0.079 .32 0.126
xwOBA .393 .405 0.012 .423 0.018 .265 -0.158 .332 0.067
wOBA .297 .372 0.075 .366 -0.006 .213 -0.153 .383 0.17
xSLG .579 .614 0.035 .629 0.015 .324 -0.305 .396 0.072
SLG .404 .544 0.14 .545 0.001 .237 -0.308 .48 0.243
K% 14.3 10 -4.3 0 -10 18.8 18.8 16.7 -2.1
BB% 9.5 3.3 -6.2 0 -3.3 5 5 11.4 6.4
Swing % 48.9 50 1.1 59.5 9.5 54.5 -5 48.6 -5.9
Whiff% 19.5 14.8 -4.7 8 -6.8 22.3 14.3 26.4 4.1
In Zone % 48.9 48.6 -0.3 45.2 -3.4 48.8 3.6 44.4 -4.4
Out of Zone % 51.1 51.4 0.3 54.8 3.4 51.2 -3.6 55.6 4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 26.3 33.3 7 39.1 5.8 34.8 -4.3 32.4 -2.4
First Pitch Swing % 31.7 30 -1.7 41.7 11.7 36.6 -5.1 33.3 -3.3
First Pitch Strike % 52.4 63.3 10.9 66.7 3.4 60.4 -6.3 61.4 1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 63 .297 30 9 30.0 33 7 21.2
2018 60 .372 37 10 27.0 23 9 39.1
2019 12 .366 5 4 80.0 7 4 57.1
2020 98 .215 61 41 67.2 37 4 10.8
2021 106 .378 71 9 12.7 35 18 51.4

Pitch Distribution