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Albert Pujols
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 235LBS | Age: 41

Draft: 1999 | Rd: 13, #402, St. Louis Cardinals | MCC-Maple Woods
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 163 153 16 35 10 25 1 .229 .276 .438 .714
21 Seasons 12557 10992 1859 3271 672 2125 115 .298 .376 .545 .921
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .229 10 25 1 .714
21 Seasons .298 672 2125 115 .921

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 35 2514 533 41 7.7 90.7 114 14.2 29.5 .263 .473 .333 .341 .357 39 10.9 7.6
2016 36 2516 524 48 9.2 91.6 116.5 11.7 31.5 .279 .510 .331 .359 .382 45.1 11.5 7.5
2017 37 2486 504 27 5.4 88.7 112.2 13.4 31.7 .260 .439 .286 .314 .346 39.2 14.6 5.8
2018 38 1807 403 25 6.2 90 112.1 14.1 34.5 .267 .446 .299 .326 .354 40.9 13.1 5.6
2019 39 2085 431 25 5.8 88.3 112.3 12.5 26.5 .247 .422 .308 .315 .326 36.6 12.5 7.9
2020 40 622 128 7 5.5 88.6 108.8 16.4 30.5 .243 .394 .282 .293 .322 34.4 15.3 5.5
2021 41 637 129 12 9.3 91 112.9 14.6 31.8 .254 .482 .306 .332 .368 41.1 14.7 3.7
12667 2652 185 7 89.9 116.5 13.4 30.7 .262 .458 .311 .330 .353 40 12.7 6.7
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.3 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 347 54.5 100 97 30 21 2 0 7 8 89 .309 .288 .546 .511 .375 .349 93.0 17 11.8 9.9
2021 Breaking 231 36.3 44 39 2 1 0 0 1 11 28 .051 .175 .128 .357 .146 .277 86.2 12 34.4 13.3
2021 Offspeed 59 9.3 18 17 3 1 0 0 2 5 12 .176 .245 .529 .604 .316 .374 87.4 5 32.3 22.7
2020 Fastballs 379 60.9 104 95 23 13 5 0 5 9 87 .242 .249 .453 .435 .319 .319 90.6 19 15.0 12.2
2020 Breaking 200 32.2 43 42 8 6 1 0 1 12 30 .190 .228 .286 .289 .214 .237 83.4 9 37.6 17.4
2020 Offspeed 43 6.9 15 15 3 1 2 0 0 4 11 .200 .250 .333 .422 .224 .282 87.1 19 25.0 21.1
! 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 %
2015 42.8 25.5 23.8 7.9 43.5 37 19.5 1.5 32.1 28.9 22.7 5.3 7.7
2016 45.2 26 22.5 6.3 43.9 37 19.1 0.4 34.5 22.7 22.9 7.8 9.2
2017 43.5 23.4 25 8.1 37.7 43.3 19 3.6 32.5 26.2 24.2 7.7 5.4
2018 40.9 22.6 26.3 10.2 43.7 36.2 20.1 2.2 31.8 27.5 25.6 6.7 6.2
2019 46.2 26.7 16.9 10.2 45.7 35.7 18.6 3.2 34.3 27.6 23.7 3.7 5.8
2020 39.8 17.2 28.1 14.8 50 31.3 18.8 2.3 29.7 29.7 25 5.5 5.5
2021 41.9 31 17.1 10.1 47.3 30.2 22.5 0.8 34.9 29.5 19.4 6.2 9.3
43.5 24.8 22.9 8.8 43.4 37.3 19.4 2.1 33 26.8 23.6 6.3 7
45.2 22.1 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 Splitter -13.3 -1 4 0.6 3 0 0 0 66.7 66.7 66.7 .004 .004 .003 0
2021 Curveball 0.7 0 58 9.1 9 .125 .125 .178 38.5 44.4 17.4 .088 .091 .151 0
2021 Cutter 7 2 33 5.2 11 .273 .818 .445 21.1 9.1 11.1 .188 .523 .291 40
2021 Changeup -0.8 0 55 8.6 15 .214 .643 .373 28.6 20 15.8 .297 .733 .446 27.3
2021 Slider -2.3 -4 173 27.2 35 .032 .129 .137 33.8 20 11.7 .198 .425 .309 37.5
2021 Sinker -0.2 0 127 19.9 36 .314 .429 .335 16.4 5.6 10 .302 .431 .325 51.5
2021 4-Seamer 1.1 2 187 29.4 53 .314 .569 .388 7.7 9.4 9.6 .299 .564 .376 43.5
2020 Splitter -10.3 0 3 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .013 .016 .012 0
2020 Changeup -0.2 0 40 6.4 14 .214 .357 .243 26.9 28.6 23.5 .267 .451 .301 30
2020 Curveball 2.5 2 86 13.8 17 .25 .5 .338 34.3 23.5 12.5 .319 .451 .356 41.7
2020 Cutter -1.2 -1 46 7.4 18 .353 .412 .358 10.7 0 0 .258 .304 .27 35.3
2020 Slider -1.7 -2 114 18.3 26 .154 .154 .138 40 30.8 21.6 .172 .19 .159 16.7
2020 Sinker -2.2 -3 136 21.9 36 .147 .294 .214 16.4 8.3 11.1 .2 .35 .258 45.2
2020 4-Seamer 1.6 3 197 31.7 50 .273 .591 .388 15.3 12 15.8 .283 .551 .379 33.3
2019 Splitter -7.8 -2 22 1.1 6 0 0 0 57.1 50 27.3 .057 .06 .046 0
2019 Changeup 2.7 4 160 7.7 33 .194 .581 .339 15.1 12.1 8.5 .31 .619 .4 37
2019 Cutter 0.9 2 161 7.7 40 .25 .472 .345 22.5 17.5 17.5 .218 .413 .309 34.5
2019 Curveball 0.8 2 226 10.8 58 .302 .453 .358 19.8 17.2 11.9 .239 .312 .276 25.6
2019 Slider -2 -9 447 21.4 110 .163 .212 .181 28.4 23.6 18.2 .217 .28 .23 31.3
2019 Sinker 0.5 2 400 19.2 116 .276 .505 .36 9.5 5.2 9.5 .262 .461 .342 39
2019 4-Seamer 0.4 3 625 30 171 .279 .49 .374 13.4 5.8 7 .277 .534 .38 42.6
2018 Splitter -6.2 -1 21 1.2 6 0 0 .117 38.5 33.3 20 .113 .268 .249 33.3
2018 Changeup 0.2 0 150 8.3 35 .273 .364 .281 25.7 20 18.4 .272 .36 .279 29.6
2018 Curveball -1.1 -2 224 12.4 37 .171 .429 .273 22.1 13.5 10.2 .209 .411 .289 33.3
2018 Cutter -1.1 -2 183 10.1 54 .173 .25 .236 19.6 18.5 18.9 .218 .275 .235 38.1
2018 Slider 0 0 339 18.8 77 .197 .366 .286 28.9 20.8 13.4 .216 .376 .288 29.1
2018 Sinker 1.6 7 414 22.9 140 .308 .538 .4 8.3 4.3 8.3 .315 .536 .384 47.2
2018 4-Seamer -1 -5 475 26.3 146 .259 .396 .308 13.5 13 14.7 .286 .499 .354 45.5
2017 Splitter -8.5 -3 37 1.5 12 0 0 0 30.4 16.7 12.5 .181 .311 .21 20
2017 Cutter -3.5 -5 153 6.2 33 .129 .226 .185 24 15.2 12.8 .21 .42 .289 23.1
2017 Curveball 1.8 5 289 11.6 59 .241 .481 .342 26.7 22 13 .249 .415 .304 28.6
2017 Changeup -0.2 0 231 9.3 62 .241 .31 .26 19.8 16.1 14.9 .206 .307 .239 36.7
2017 Slider -1.4 -7 501 20.2 129 .2 .264 .213 32.7 24.8 17.7 .211 .312 .233 31.9
2017 4-Seamer -1.5 -10 653 26.3 161 .225 .364 .281 16.1 9.3 10.1 .262 .444 .321 44.1
2017 Sinker 1.7 11 610 24.5 173 .325 .556 .397 11.8 9.2 10.5 .339 .608 .415 47.6
2017 N/A 1 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 589 2250 20 11 12 15 58
2009 659 2547 17 11 20 17 66
2010 657 2667 20 -3 18 15 50
2011 709 2587 10 11 9 14 43
2012 654 2475 1 6 9 10 26
2013 434 1642 -5 -5 14 7 10
2014 694 2570 14 -26 12 12 13
2015 640 2432 6 -17 10 10 10
2016 627 2459 -1 -10 14 10 13
2017 630 2477 -8 -27 12 12 -10
2018 495 1807 -9 -10 7 8 -3
2019 535 2044 5 -26 11 12 2
2020 162 622 2 -6 0 4 -1
2021 162 637 -6 -6 6 5 -1
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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 2514 48 63.1 90.4 29.6 70.3 40.5 18.3 45.4 16.3 6.5 68.1
2016 2516 47.5 62.1 90.6 30.8 73.1 42.9 14.2 45.8 15.7 6.5 66.7
2017 2486 47.4 64.2 87.9 32 64 41 15.4 47.1 20.6 6.9 72.5
2018 1807 47 66 90.4 32.7 68.1 44.3 18.3 48.4 17.6 6.9 74.2
2019 2085 47.3 59.7 88.9 30.7 69.8 42.7 15.4 44.5 18.2 7 67.4
2020 622 47.3 64.6 88.4 35.4 60.3 42.3 14.1 49.2 22.2 7.2 66.7
2021 637 49.9 65.4 89.4 28.5 56 42.2 16.6 46.9 20.7 8.6 70.9
12667 47.6 63.2 89.5 31.2 67.9 42.2 16.2 46.4 18.1 6.9 69.6
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 29 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 78 72 86 85 65 91 71 85 65 92 50 81 7
2016 87 89 90 88 69 91 75 92 88 93 40 88 4
2017 36 58 57 55 25 56 38 66 71 82 15 67 1
2018 50 76 67 60 35 48 40 71 70 90 14 83 2
2019 35 37 38 40 27 45 30 31 37 94 39 85 3 6
2020 18 40 36 36 14 27 31 45 27 87 16 71 0
2021 53 50 75 76 19 46 55 77 51 90 3 78 2
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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 26.2 23 20.4 3 10 7 15 65.2
2020 27.5 6 7.3 -1 3 2 6 100
2021 25.9 10 9.8 0 4 6 6 60

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 23 20 27 19 22 17 21 23 22 22 23 20 17 22 21 22 18 18 21 21 18 19 19 21 19 23 18 19 21 16 22
2020 6 7 9 7 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 6 8 8 8 6 7 7 8 6 7 6 8 7 8 7 6 7 7 8
2021 10 11 10 11 10 8 9 12 9 11 11 9 8 7 7 12 7 11 11 10 7 9 10 11 9 12 10 10 11 10 11
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.7 91.6 0.9 88.7 -2.9 90 1.3 88.3 -1.7 88.6 0.3 91 2.4
Launch Angle 14.2 11.7 -2.5 13.4 1.7 14.1 0.7 12.5 -1.6 16.4 3.9 14.6 -1.8
Barrel % 7.7 9.2 1.5 5.4 -3.8 6.2 0.8 5.8 -0.4 5.5 -0.3 9.3 3.8
Hard Hit % 39 45.1 6.1 39.2 -5.9 40.9 1.7 36.6 -4.3 34.4 -2.2 41.1 6.7
Sweet Spot % 29.5 31.5 2 31.7 0.2 34.5 2.8 26.5 -8 30.5 4 31.8 1.3
xBA .263 .279 0.016 .26 -0.019 .267 0.007 .247 -0.02 .243 -0.004 .254 0.011
BA .244 .268 0.024 .241 -0.027 .245 0.004 .244 -0.001 .224 -0.02 .229 0.005
xwOBA .341 .359 0.018 .314 -0.045 .326 0.012 .315 -0.011 .293 -0.022 .332 0.039
wOBA .333 .331 -0.002 .286 -0.045 .299 0.013 .308 0.009 .282 -0.026 .306 0.024
xSLG .473 .51 0.037 .439 -0.071 .446 0.007 .422 -0.024 .394 -0.028 .482 0.088
SLG .48 .457 -0.023 .386 -0.071 .411 0.025 .43 0.019 .395 -0.035 .438 0.043
K% 10.9 11.5 0.6 14.6 3.1 13.1 -1.5 12.5 -0.6 15.3 2.8 14.7 -0.6
BB% 7.6 7.5 -0.1 5.8 -1.7 5.6 -0.2 7.9 2.3 5.5 -2.4 3.7 -1.8
Swing % 45.4 45.8 0.4 47.1 1.3 48.4 1.3 44.5 -3.9 49.2 4.7 46.9 -2.3
Whiff% 16.3 15.7 -0.6 20.6 4.9 17.6 -3 18.2 0.6 22.2 4 20.7 -1.5
In Zone % 48 47.5 -0.5 47.4 -0.1 47 -0.4 47.3 0.3 47.3 0 49.9 2.6
Out of Zone % 52 52.5 0.5 52.6 0.1 53 0.4 52.7 -0.3 52.7 0 50.1 -2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 29.6 30.8 1.2 32 1.2 32.7 0.7 30.7 -2 35.4 4.7 28.5 -6.9
First Pitch Swing % 18.3 14.2 -4.1 15.4 1.2 18.3 2.9 15.4 -2.9 14.1 -1.3 16.6 2.5
First Pitch Strike % 56 55.8 -0.2 55.5 -0.3 58.6 3.1 56.3 -2.3 54 -2.3 58.9 4.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 611 228 37.3 .350 .274
2017 R 628 226 36.0 .300 .261
2018 R 495 222 44.8 .303 .295
2019 R 536 239 44.6 .318 .295
2020 R 162 74 45.7 .359 .191
2021 R 161 78 48.4 .327 .288

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