Akil Baddoo
LF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 1" 214LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2016 | Rd: CB-B, #74, Minnesota Twins | Salem (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 461 413 60 107 13 18 .259 .330 .436 .766
2022 225 201 30 41 2 9 .204 .289 .269 .558
2023 357 312 40 68 11 14 .218 .310 .372 .682
3 Seasons 1,043 926 130 216 26 41 .233 .314 .378 .692
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .259 13 18 .766
2022 .204 2 9 .558
2023 .218 11 14 .682
3 Seasons .233 26 41 .692
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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%
2021 22 1880 294 26 8.8 5.6 86.0 111.8 13.8 37.4 .227 .403 .329 .309 .379 32.3 26.5 9.8
2022 23 916 137 5 3.6 2.2 85.0 108.5 14.2 29.9 .192 .270 .256 .253 .295 27.0 28.4 10.7
2023 24 1415 226 14 6.2 3.9 88.1 111.7 10.8 26.5 .218 .371 .299 .301 .351 36.8 24.9 11.8
Player 4211 657 45 6.8 4.3 86.5 111.8 12.8 32.1 .216 .364 .303 .294 .352 32.7 26.4 10.6
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
2021 40.5 30.6 22.8 6.1 37.4 36.1 26.5 4.4 31.3 25.9 23.1 6.5 8.8 5.6
2022 42.3 24.8 21.2 11.7 34.3 35.0 30.7 7.3 32.1 32.1 21.9 2.2 3.6 2.2
2023 46.9 26.5 19.5 7.1 37.2 34.1 28.8 3.5 36.7 27.0 21.7 3.5 6.2 3.9
Player 43.1 28.0 21.3 7.6 36.7 35.2 28.2 4.7 33.3 27.5 22.4 4.6 6.8 4.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 1 539 38.1 127 .209 .400 .317 19.8 26.0 22.9 .237 .458 .347 45.5
2023 Changeup 1.0 2 223 15.8 56 .264 .396 .296 31.7 25.0 23.0 .190 .301 .230 20.0
2023 Slider 0.5 1 200 14.1 54 .234 .511 .355 28.1 24.1 17.8 .207 .328 .281 28.6
2023 Curveball -1.2 -2 129 9.1 32 .172 .241 .228 30.5 28.1 20.5 .204 .286 .255 35.0
2023 Sinker -2.1 -3 120 8.5 39 .156 .188 .273 23.9 20.5 33.3 .196 .252 .284 41.7
2023 Cutter -0.9 -1 119 8.4 25 .190 .333 .283 19.6 24.0 25.0 .263 .555 .388 50.0
2023 Split-Finger 3.5 1 42 3.0 12 .364 .455 .388 25.0 25.0 20.0 .255 .350 .297 50.0
2023 Sweeper -0.9 0 36 2.5 7 .167 .167 .229 33.3 42.9 15.8 .152 .166 .219 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -4 361 39.4 93 .277 .386 .327 23.1 29.0 24.1 .212 .323 .282 35.7
2022 Changeup -1.2 -2 148 16.2 36 .156 .156 .228 34.8 25.0 22.0 .153 .189 .212 13.0
2022 Curveball 0.1 0 116 12.7 24 .167 .292 .269 32.7 33.3 18.2 .220 .327 .236 31.3
2022 Slider -3.7 -4 104 11.4 24 .048 .048 .125 31.0 33.3 22.2 .094 .105 .165 7.7
2022 Sinker -2.1 -2 91 9.9 27 .190 .190 .289 27.0 22.2 37.5 .223 .300 .333 40.0
2022 Cutter -0.5 0 40 4.4 6 .500 .667 .508 33.3 16.7 20.0 .248 .298 .241 0.0
2022 Sweeper -1.8 -1 29 3.2 7 .167 .167 .229 28.6 28.6 15.4 .267 .347 .332 50.0
2022 Split-Finger -2.7 -1 19 2.1 6 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 50.0 .138 .143 .127 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -1 744 39.6 168 .276 .539 .369 28.3 27.4 21.9 .252 .557 .367 50.0
2021 Changeup 0.0 0 266 14.1 75 .232 .362 .281 30.2 20.0 19.7 .202 .266 .242 14.5
2021 Sinker 1.1 3 265 14.1 73 .242 .339 .320 26.8 24.7 21.4 .213 .369 .316 34.1
2021 Slider 0.1 0 230 12.2 64 .196 .232 .253 34.6 34.4 26.2 .204 .280 .270 14.7
2021 Curveball 3.2 5 159 8.5 32 .310 .552 .397 32.1 31.3 22.2 .228 .383 .302 21.1
2021 Cutter 0.0 0 117 6.2 21 .263 .316 .298 29.8 28.6 22.2 .179 .213 .222 23.1
2021 Split-Finger 8.8 5 58 3.1 16 .267 .733 .525 32.3 18.8 10.7 .193 .308 .283 33.3
2021 Sweeper 2.2 1 36 1.9 7 .571 .714 .564 50.0 0.0 0.0 .439 .545 .432 14.3
2021 Slurve 39.9 2 4 0.2 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 66.7 66.7 .277 .318 .262 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 460 1,880 -2 -14 19 12 15
2022 225 916 -10 -13 5 5 -13
2023 352 1,408 -6 -11 10 7 0
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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 %
2021 1,880 48.6 70.0 73.8 24.0 55.2 41.8 32.5 46.4 30.2 7.5 85.8
2022 916 46.0 70.8 79.5 26.9 50.4 44.3 29.3 47.1 28.1 8.1 82.4
2023 1,415 49.4 68.6 83.6 25.7 48.1 41.5 31.8 47.0 24.8 6.7 71.3
Player 4,211 48.3 69.7 78.3 25.2 51.6 42.3 31.6 46.7 27.9 7.4 80.6
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
2021 26 14 37 50 19 42 53 6 83 14 18 63 16 74 91 28 44
2022 44 89 43 46
2023 18 8 19 37 29 11 28 25 75 25 30 84 51 71 91 47 55
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 20.9 13 17.2 -4 8 15 5 38.5
2022 22.9 2 1.7 0 2 1 1 50.0
2023 23.4 11 11.2 0 6 10 2 18.2
Player 22.1 26 30.1 -4 16 26 8 30.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 13 20 12 18 18 17 19 21 12 11 15 21 17 10 19 21 18 18 18 17 19 15 20 19 17 16 18 17 19 16 19
2022 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 3 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 2 1 1
2023 11 10 7 12 12 11 11 12 9 11 12 11 10 10 12 12 13 11 11 12 11 10 14 13 12 9 11 13 12 10 11
Player 26 32 20 32 32 30 32 34 23 23 28 35 30 21 33 35 32 31 30 31 31 27 36 34 30 26 32 33 33 27 31
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.0 85.0 -1.0 88.1 3.1
Launch Angle 13.8 14.2 0.4 10.8 -3.4
Barrel % 8.8 3.6 -5.2 6.2 2.6
Hard Hit % 32.3 27.0 -5.3 36.8 9.8
Sweet Spot % 37.4 29.9 -7.5 26.5 -3.4
xBA .227 .192 -0.035 .218 0.026
BA .259 .204 -0.055 .218 0.014
xwOBA .309 .253 -0.056 .301 0.048
wOBA .329 .256 -0.073 .299 0.043
xSLG .403 .270 -0.133 .371 0.101
SLG .436 .269 -0.167 .372 0.103
K% 26.5 28.4 1.9 24.9 -3.5
BB% 9.8 10.7 0.9 11.8 1.1
Swing % 46.4 47.1 0.7 47.0 -0.1
Whiff% 30.2 28.1 -2.1 24.8 -3.3
In Zone % 48.6 46.0 -2.6 49.4 3.4
Out of Zone % 51.4 54.0 2.6 50.6 -3.4
Out of Zone Swing % 24.0 26.9 2.9 25.7 -1.2
First Pitch Swing % 32.5 29.3 -3.2 31.8 2.5
First Pitch Strike % 57.9 54.7 -3.2 57.2 2.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 459 180 39.2 .337 .318
2022 Shifts L 225 99 44.0 .254 .259
2023 Shades L 351 93 26.5 .338 .194
! 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 %
2021 584 18.7 16.4% 2.7% 270 24.6 0.4% 18.9%
2022 281 17.0 25.6% 2.1% 137 22.5 4.4% 7.3%
2023 431 15.8 37.6% 0.2% 205 19.1 3.9% 0.0%
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