Adrian Houser
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 222LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #69, Houston Astros | Locust Grove (OK) HS

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 6 10 4.73 22 21 0 102.2 69 1.46
6 Seasons 23 29 3.97 106 76 0 428.0 343 1.35
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 22 6-10 4.73 102.2 69 1.46
6 Seasons 106 23-29 3.97 428.0 343 1.35

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2015 22 35 6 0 0.0 0.0 90.1 99.3 -12.2 16.7 .195 .251 .282 .327 .207 50.0 0.0 25.0 0.00 4.46
2018 25 226 43 1 2.3 1.7 88.6 110.1 15.4 27.9 .244 .352 .325 .316 .305 27.9 13.6 11.9 3.29 4.24
2019 26 1810 303 15 5.0 3.2 86.7 110.4 5.3 30.0 .221 .347 .302 .281 .336 35.3 25.3 8.0 3.72 3.43
2020 27 922 177 10 5.6 4.1 86.3 109.9 1.4 29.4 .268 .408 .353 .333 .363 32.8 17.9 8.5 5.30 4.77
2021 28 2352 420 21 5.0 3.5 87.1 112.6 1.4 28.1 .240 .358 .297 .312 .323 36.0 17.5 10.7 3.23 4.12
2022 29 1848 337 19 5.6 4.2 88.7 113.8 10.3 32.6 .272 .422 .317 .341 .362 41.5 15.2 10.1 4.73 4.94
Player 7193 1286 66 5.1 3.6 87.4 113.8 5.0 29.9 .247 .378 .312 .314 .341 36.6 18.8 9.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Houser relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(47.7%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(17.7%) ,
Slider
(13.4%) ,
Curveball
(11.7%) ,
Changeup
(9.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 83.3 0.0 16.7 0.0 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 83.3 0.0 16.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 39.5 23.3 25.6 11.6 30.2 34.9 34.9 0.0 25.6 34.9 30.2 7.0 2.3 1.7
2019 55.4 17.8 21.8 5.0 40.9 35.0 24.1 5.9 42.2 16.8 22.4 6.3 5.0 3.2
2020 59.9 12.4 23.2 4.5 38.4 37.9 23.7 6.2 46.3 11.9 24.9 5.1 5.6 4.1
2021 60.5 15.2 21.2 3.1 31.9 46.7 21.4 7.6 46.4 16.2 21.0 3.3 5.0 3.5
2022 47.5 19.3 26.1 7.1 38.9 39.8 21.4 6.5 33.2 19.9 25.5 8.6 5.6 4.2
Player 55.2 16.7 23.0 5.1 36.7 40.6 22.7 6.5 41.4 17.3 23.3 5.8 5.1 3.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 Slider MIL R 247 85.0 36.5 0.3 1 6.1 0.0 -1
2022 Changeup MIL R 175 85.4 30.7 0.0 0 15.0 1.0 7
2022 Sinker MIL R 881 93.8 22.6 1.4 6 16.2 1.5 10
2022 Curveball MIL R 216 81.1 55.6 4.1 8 6.7 -1.4 -17
2022 4-Seamer MIL R 328 94.3 15.5 -1.3 -9 9.4 2.7 40
2021 Changeup MIL R 261 87.7 28.2 -0.4 -1 16.0 2.2 16
2021 4-Seamer MIL R 316 94.1 15.4 -1.1 -8 8.4 1.6 24
2021 Slider MIL R 171 84.0 35.6 -1.9 -5 5.8 -0.2 -3
2021 Curveball MIL R 338 80.0 55.7 2.7 5 5.4 -2.9 -35
2021 Sinker MIL R 1,265 93.6 23.4 2.6 12 16.0 1.3 9
2020 Curveball MIL R 112 80.5 56.3 4.0 8 4.9 -3.4 -41
2020 Slider MIL R 113 85.6 35.1 -0.7 -2 5.2 0.5 11
2020 Changeup MIL R 107 84.9 32.7 2.7 9 11.6 -1.4 -11
2020 Sinker MIL R 403 93.2 24.2 3.3 16 15.1 0.7 5
2020 4-Seamer MIL R 187 93.8 15.7 -1.1 -8 6.8 0.0 -1
2019 Curveball MIL R 252 80.6 58.3 5.6 11 3.1 -4.8 -61
2019 Slider MIL R 215 87.9 30.2 -2.1 -7 3.9 0.5 16
2019 Changeup MIL R 123 85.4 32.7 3.0 10 13.1 -0.2 -1
2019 4-Seamer MIL R 566 94.5 15.7 -1.0 -7 6.7 -0.4 -5
2019 Sinker MIL R 654 94.3 22.6 1.8 9 14.8 0.4 3
2018 Curveball MIL R 44 80.8 55.9 3.5 7 5.1 -2.4 -32
2018 Changeup MIL R 32 84.7 34.1 3.1 10 13.7 0.5 4
2018 Sinker MIL R 12 94.0 21.2 0.7 4 15.7 1.4 9
2018 4-Seamer MIL R 138 94.2 16.2 -1.2 -8 4.6 -2.5 -35
! 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 %
2022 Sinker 0.4 3 881 47.7 262 .298 .440 .377 12.7 9.5 12.5 .310 .467 .383 42.2
2022 4-Seamer 1.2 4 328 17.7 67 .233 .367 .307 16.5 32.8 16.2 .208 .354 .280 38.5
2022 Slider -1.5 -4 247 13.4 56 .130 .204 .163 29.3 19.6 14.3 .165 .236 .193 27.9
2022 Curveball 1.7 4 217 11.7 33 .310 .414 .380 14.1 6.1 3.3 .407 .676 .479 71.4
2022 Changeup 1.9 3 175 9.5 35 .188 .344 .291 31.5 25.7 19.6 .186 .327 .262 30.4
2021 Sinker -1.8 -23 1,266 53.8 355 .209 .268 .290 13.8 15.8 17.4 .235 .317 .303 37.1
2021 Curveball 1.3 4 338 14.4 66 .279 .410 .355 24.0 19.7 12.4 .284 .458 .346 43.8
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 316 13.4 61 .208 .415 .307 27.0 32.8 16.4 .163 .332 .258 28.6
2021 Changeup 2.1 5 261 11.1 71 .276 .483 .405 18.7 11.3 11.4 .312 .506 .413 44.0
2021 Slider 0.1 0 171 7.3 46 .250 .455 .316 28.6 17.4 15.1 .215 .340 .257 13.9
2020 Sinker -2.3 -9 403 43.7 123 .229 .330 .317 20.6 14.6 19.6 .260 .345 .313 35.2
2020 4-Seamer 3.2 6 187 20.3 41 .351 .541 .415 32.1 26.8 16.9 .265 .475 .349 30.8
2020 Slider 7.2 8 113 12.3 36 .333 .727 .513 17.2 16.7 13.6 .286 .540 .377 29.6
2020 Curveball 0.3 0 112 12.1 20 .278 .444 .350 26.3 30.0 15.4 .212 .310 .275 41.7
2020 Changeup 4.5 5 107 11.6 26 .375 .542 .456 18.2 11.5 10.0 .330 .486 .381 23.8
2019 Sinker -1.4 -9 654 36.1 205 .242 .347 .300 17.0 21.0 24.6 .216 .302 .253 32.9
2019 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 566 31.3 142 .203 .356 .313 28.9 34.5 23.4 .187 .286 .280 38.0
2019 Curveball 0.5 1 252 13.9 48 .267 .400 .333 23.4 29.2 20.6 .266 .491 .340 38.7
2019 Slider 1.6 3 215 11.9 34 .344 .719 .441 33.3 17.6 11.3 .276 .588 .366 40.7
2019 Changeup 0.8 1 123 6.8 31 .276 .552 .330 30.0 16.1 13.9 .259 .406 .294 32.0
2018 4-Seamer -2.3 -3 138 61.1 33 .207 .345 .291 25.4 18.2 13.3 .239 .366 .313 34.8
2018 Curveball 2.7 1 44 19.5 11 .364 .455 .359 21.1 18.2 14.3 .271 .343 .267 22.2
2018 Changeup -0.3 0 32 14.2 11 .250 .375 .386 25.0 0.0 0.0 .289 .419 .411 25.0
2018 Sinker 0.4 0 12 5.3 4 .333 .333 .400 12.5 0.0 0.0 .074 .074 .228 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 59 226 -2 -3 2 2 -2
2019 460 1,810 -15 -14 13 10 -6
2020 253 956 2 -4 6 5 9
2021 613 2,400 -19 -28 18 17 -12
2022 453 1,848 0 -10 13 7 10
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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 %
2015 35 37.1 76.9 90.0 27.3 83.3 45.7 37.5 45.7 12.5 8.6 100.0
2018 226 47.3 72.9 80.8 23.5 60.7 46.0 66.1 46.9 23.6 4.0 88.9
2019 1,810 49.0 65.3 81.2 24.9 58.7 44.2 61.0 44.7 24.0 7.1 77.5
2020 922 46.9 69.7 83.7 30.8 62.9 45.6 62.2 49.0 22.3 4.8 75.0
2021 2,352 45.2 65.6 87.2 27.0 65.5 42.6 58.8 44.4 18.4 5.9 77.5
2022 1,848 44.5 64.6 87.0 25.9 73.3 45.9 57.7 43.1 17.1 4.8 73.0
Player 7,193 46.2 66.1 84.9 26.6 65.6 44.4 59.7 44.8 20.2 5.7 76.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 74 40 70
2019 82 76 85 88 76 53 86 93 61 65 53 40 8 72 28 3 84
2020 34 24 47 64 26 23 66 85 75 16 51 20 77 58 16 4 73
2021 50 49 74 86 25 40 89 83 69 12 20 4 40 59 14 1 68
2022 11 9 22 40 8 44 77 45 20 6 20 1 13 56 20 3 71
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 -- 0 0.2 0 2 0 0 --
2019 22.9 14 9.4 5 8 8 3 21.4
2020 22.3 8 7.4 1 5 6 2 25.0
2021 23.6 14 12.6 1 3 13 4 28.6
2022 23.3 8 8.5 -1 4 9 2 25.0
Player 23.1 44 38.1 6 22 36 11 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2019 14 12 10 10 8 7 8 13 8 9 8 8 5 7 8 9 7 15 7 9 11 6 6 11 12 10 13 9 15 8 14
2020 8 7 8 6 8 8 0 8 6 6 10 8 5 7 6 8 7 7 6 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 6 9 6 9
2021 14 13 12 9 14 16 11 15 11 13 12 14 7 7 9 16 14 13 13 11 15 12 13 15 13 13 16 10 11 12 17
2022 8 9 10 7 8 9 9 6 9 11 9 5 7 6 8 10 10 11 8 8 13 6 7 8 9 9 9 7 9 6 12
Player 44 42 40 32 38 40 28 43 34 39 40 36 24 27 31 43 38 47 34 36 46 32 34 42 43 40 45 32 44 32 53
! 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 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.2 94.4 0.2 93.4 -1 93.7 0.3 93.9 0.2
Offspeed Velocity 84.7 85.4 0.7 84.9 -0.5 87.7 2.8 85.4 -2.3
Breaking Velocity 80.8 83.9 3.1 83.1 -0.8 81.4 -1.7 83.2 1.8
Exit Velocity 88.6 86.7 -1.9 86.3 -0.4 87.1 0.8 88.7 1.6
Launch Angle 15.4 5.3 -10.1 1.4 -3.9 1.4 0 10.3 8.9
Barrel % 2.3 5 2.7 5.6 0.6 5 -0.6 5.6 0.6
Hard Hit % 27.9 35.3 7.4 32.8 -2.5 36 3.2 41.5 5.5
Sweet Spot % 27.9 30 2.1 29.4 -0.6 28.1 -1.3 32.6 4.5
xBA .244 .221 -0.023 .268 0.047 .24 -0.028 .272 0.032
BA .255 .244 -0.011 .285 0.041 .228 -0.057 .258 0.03
xwOBA .316 .281 -0.035 .333 0.052 .312 -0.021 .341 0.029
wOBA .325 .302 -0.023 .353 0.051 .297 -0.056 .317 0.02
xSLG .352 .347 -0.005 .408 0.061 .358 -0.05 .422 0.064
SLG .373 .399 0.026 .457 0.058 .34 -0.117 .388 0.048
K% 13.6 25.3 11.7 17.9 -7.4 17.5 -0.4 15.2 -2.3
BB% 11.9 8 -3.9 8.5 0.5 10.7 2.2 10.1 -0.6
Swing % 46.9 44.7 -2.2 49 4.3 44.4 -4.6 43.1 -1.3
Whiff% 23.6 24 0.4 22.3 -1.7 18.4 -3.9 17.1 -1.3
In Zone % 47.3 49 1.7 46.9 -2.1 45.2 -1.7 44.5 -0.7
Out of Zone % 52.7 51 -1.7 53.1 2.1 54.8 1.7 55.5 0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 23.5 24.9 1.4 30.8 5.9 27 -3.8 25.9 -1.1
First Pitch Swing % 37.3 25.8 -11.5 31.7 5.9 29 -2.7 26.4 -2.6
First Pitch Strike % 66.1 61 -5.1 62.2 1.2 58.8 -3.4 57.7 -1.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 59 .325 31 5 16.1 28 4 14.3
2019 460 .302 251 35 13.9 209 120 57.4
2020 246 .353 103 20 19.4 143 88 61.5
2021 570 .308 314 27 8.6 256 62 24.2
2022 453 .317 250 47 18.8 203 89 43.8

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 10 13.5 50.0% 0.0% 7 15.5 28.6% 14.3%
2018 57 12.5 80.7% 1.8% 45 19.4 4.4% 4.4%
2019 577 15.3 44.2% 1.2% 307 21.4 1.0% 7.8%
2020 271 14.7 53.5% 1.8% 139 22.4 0.0% 10.8%
2021 726 15.9 40.2% 0.4% 409 23.7 0.0% 17.8%
2022 548 15.8 38.5% 1.3% 357 23.0 0.0% 12.0%
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Pitch Distribution