Alcides Escobar
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 205LBS | Age: 37
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 531 485 54 112 4 8 .231 .279 .313 .592
2021 349 319 53 92 4 3 .288 .340 .404 .744
2022 131 124 12 27 0 1 .218 .260 .282 .542
13 Seasons 6,182 5,750 670 1,486 45 178 .258 .295 .345 .640
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .231 4 8 .592
2021 .288 4 3 .744
2022 .218 0 1 .542
13 Seasons .258 45 178 .640
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 28 2311 553 5 0.9 0.8 84.6 106.2 9.6 30.4 .262 .329 .271 .281 .295 16.5 11.3 3.9
2016 29 2464 556 8 1.4 1.2 84.0 105.8 9.4 31.7 .244 .322 .278 .262 .286 17.6 14.1 4.0
2017 30 2233 508 11 2.2 1.7 84.0 105.3 14.0 34.1 .253 .355 .269 .272 .312 21.0 16.2 2.4
2018 31 1928 423 9 2.1 1.7 84.6 105.5 10.6 30.3 .238 .327 .261 .274 .290 21.5 13.9 5.5
2021 34 1383 267 8 3.0 2.3 81.7 105.7 11.1 36.3 .271 .362 .325 .309 .335 21.0 16.0 4.9
2022 35 510 92 1 1.1 0.8 81.8 108.1 15.7 39.1 .210 .264 .242 .233 .278 17.4 24.4 3.8
Player 10829 2399 42 1.8 1.4 83.9 108.1 11.1 32.4 .250 .333 .275 .275 .300 19.1 14.6 4.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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 49.0 20.3 24.6 6.1 28.6 41.2 29.8 3.1 39.4 24.4 26.6 1.6 0.9 0.8
2016 51.6 20.0 22.3 6.1 38.5 34.5 27.0 4.1 41.0 23.4 24.5 2.9 1.4 1.2
2017 42.3 23.0 26.6 8.1 33.7 38.4 27.8 5.3 30.7 28.9 25.8 4.5 2.2 1.7
2018 48.5 21.7 24.1 5.7 35.9 38.5 25.5 4.7 37.4 27.7 22.2 3.5 2.1 1.7
2021 45.3 20.6 28.8 5.2 31.1 38.2 30.7 10.5 33.0 21.7 27.7 4.1 3.0 2.3
2022 38.0 20.7 30.4 10.9 26.1 45.7 28.3 8.7 27.2 34.8 27.2 1.1 1.1 0.8
Player 47.3 21.1 25.1 6.5 33.4 38.4 28.0 5.1 36.4 25.8 25.3 3.1 1.8 1.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.8 -3 168 32.9 39 .171 .229 .251 18.6 12.8 13.2 .214 .273 .262 6.7
2022 Slider -2.6 -3 132 25.9 37 .171 .171 .184 32.4 40.5 27.8 .196 .228 .215 20.0
2022 Sinker 2.7 2 67 13.1 18 .389 .611 .428 3.2 11.1 18.2 .201 .329 .225 18.8
2022 Changeup 0.2 0 52 10.2 18 .222 .333 .239 17.2 22.2 21.1 .210 .243 .198 14.3
2022 Curveball -3.6 -1 39 7.6 8 .143 .143 .200 23.5 37.5 21.4 .164 .178 .221 25.0
2022 Cutter 0.7 0 30 5.9 8 .375 .375 .338 26.3 25.0 22.2 .345 .408 .330 50.0
2022 Sweeper -1.2 0 19 3.7 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 10.0 .114 .115 .106 0.0
2022 Slurve 2.1 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 Split-Finger -28.4 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .119 .120 .114 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 487 35.2 127 .295 .509 .382 14.0 15.7 13.2 .287 .439 .355 26.9
2021 Slider -0.6 -2 280 20.2 59 .196 .250 .232 34.8 23.7 17.3 .210 .257 .210 9.1
2021 Sinker 1.7 4 236 17.1 70 .354 .415 .379 11.1 7.1 8.6 .307 .368 .326 23.3
2021 Changeup -0.3 0 141 10.2 37 .297 .432 .315 32.1 18.9 15.6 .261 .323 .256 16.7
2021 Curveball 3.3 4 124 9.0 27 .333 .375 .357 17.9 14.8 7.1 .273 .339 .317 10.0
2021 Cutter 0.9 1 62 4.5 13 .273 .273 .315 25.8 7.7 7.7 .237 .337 .319 30.0
2021 Sweeper 0.2 0 21 1.5 6 .200 .200 .267 50.0 33.3 28.6 .270 .334 .336 33.3
2021 Split-Finger 1.8 0 18 1.3 7 .286 .286 .257 41.7 28.6 22.2 .335 .374 .315 20.0
2021 Slurve -5.9 -1 14 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 33.3 25.0 .000 .000 .271 50.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 656 34.0 176 .302 .403 .344 15.7 14.8 15.4 .262 .365 .306 26.5
2018 Sinker -1.8 -7 385 20.0 125 .252 .374 .310 11.6 7.2 10.3 .286 .405 .321 24.8
2018 Slider -1.0 -4 353 18.3 87 .173 .198 .206 30.4 21.8 16.0 .173 .216 .205 9.5
2018 Curveball -2.8 -6 206 10.7 51 .106 .149 .164 24.8 17.6 12.7 .160 .191 .190 15.4
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 145 7.5 41 .216 .270 .273 30.9 12.2 10.0 .276 .348 .303 30.3
2018 Cutter -1.0 -1 116 6.0 30 .179 .286 .248 19.6 6.7 8.3 .174 .284 .215 11.1
2018 Sweeper -6.4 -2 31 1.6 10 .100 .100 .090 33.3 20.0 18.2 .200 .401 .259 12.5
2018 Split-Finger -1.4 0 22 1.1 6 .200 .200 .150 14.3 16.7 6.7 .225 .239 .190 20.0
2018 Slurve 15.4 1 5 0.3 3 .500 1.000 .625 25.0 0.0 0.0 .567 .772 .575 33.3
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.1 -8 711 31.8 187 .241 .379 .304 15.7 16.0 17.9 .243 .355 .281 23.3
2017 Sinker -1.4 -7 499 22.3 153 .234 .379 .278 6.9 5.2 7.3 .275 .430 .309 26.2
2017 Slider -1.2 -5 420 18.8 109 .255 .302 .261 30.3 21.1 17.3 .248 .302 .240 15.3
2017 Curveball 1.4 3 241 10.8 73 .343 .414 .339 33.1 27.4 23.0 .257 .332 .262 17.6
2017 Changeup -0.2 0 173 7.7 54 .264 .377 .295 24.0 11.1 13.6 .279 .376 .281 20.8
2017 Cutter -3.3 -5 139 6.2 39 .184 .263 .218 30.9 25.6 27.8 .223 .271 .215 6.9
2017 Split-Finger 0.3 0 18 0.8 5 .200 .200 .180 40.0 40.0 28.6 .189 .215 .174 33.3
2017 Slurve -2.5 0 15 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 33.3 .002 .009 .005 0.0
2017 Sweeper 1.7 0 8 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Screwball -31.1 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .440 .510 .405 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 133 489 -1 -2 2 1 0
2010 544 2,072 -20 -14 4 6 -24
2011 596 2,246 -25 -7 8 5 -19
2012 644 2,409 -13 -3 7 7 -2
2013 639 2,229 -23 -17 7 8 -26
2014 688 2,429 -13 -13 7 7 -12
2015 738 2,556 -22 -12 6 8 -20
2016 680 2,454 -10 -24 4 6 -23
2017 625 2,227 -21 -15 7 7 -22
2018 530 1,921 -12 -25 9 8 -20
2021 348 1,382 -8 -3 10 6 6
2022 131 510 -4 -6 2 2 -6
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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 2,311 50.8 68.1 87.4 35.4 66.9 42.6 33.2 52.0 18.0 6.3 73.3
2016 2,464 49.1 69.7 83.1 38.5 67.7 42.7 36.8 53.7 20.5 7.2 75.6
2017 2,233 48.7 73.2 83.5 35.5 67.2 41.1 36.8 53.9 20.4 8.2 79.1
2018 1,928 50.4 72.2 84.5 32.5 63.2 40.9 33.9 52.4 20.1 8.1 79.4
2021 1,383 49.5 69.2 83.5 35.5 64.1 41.9 21.8 52.1 21.6 6.7 75.0
2022 510 51.8 70.8 82.4 36.6 63.3 43.9 29.8 54.3 21.3 5.3 70.4
Player 10,829 49.8 70.5 84.4 35.7 66.0 42.0 33.4 53.0 20.1 7.2 76.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 14 64 11 4 28 9 5 3 48 2 91 5 72 14 63
2016 3 29 5 5 5 9 7 2 46 3 84 5 61 5 64 89
2017 3 38 9 9 3 15 8 4 44 4 72 1 69 9 68 95
2018 6 29 5 6 9 8 6 2 43 3 86 14 74 23 62 5
2021 26 77 15 6 48 4 9 1 39 1 80 4 71 6 62 26 38
2022 41 72 32
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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 20.7 7 9.0 -2 4 8 3 42.9
2017 23.0 6 8.4 -2 11 7 3 50.0
2018 22.0 4 4.9 -1 8 4 2 50.0
2021 22.3 4 2.8 1 3 4 1 25.0
Player 21.9 21 25.1 -4 26 23 9 42.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 12 6 8 9 9 10 7 8 7 8 9 8 8 9 8 5 5 12 11 9 9 12 12 8 8 11 12 12 11 8
2017 6 9 6 6 11 8 11 6 5 6 9 13 8 8 7 7 6 6 11 8 7 13 10 10 5 7 9 11 11 11 7
2018 4 8 6 3 8 4 6 4 4 3 3 7 3 4 4 4 2 4 6 7 4 10 7 7 2 2 5 4 7 4 4
2021 4 4 3 1 1 2 3 4 1 1 1 3 5 1 2 4 2 3 4 1 6 4 4 5 3 1 2 3 5 3 3
Player 21 33 21 18 29 23 30 21 18 17 21 32 24 21 22 23 15 18 33 27 26 36 33 34 18 18 27 30 35 29 22
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.6 84.0 -0.6 84.0 0.0 -- 0.6 -- -- -- -- 81.7 -- 81.8 0.1
Launch Angle 9.6 9.4 -0.2 14.0 4.6 -- -3.4 -- -- -- -- 11.1 -- 15.7 4.6
Barrel % 0.9 1.4 0.5 2.2 0.8 -- -0.1 -- -- -- -- 3.0 -- 1.1 -1.9
Hard Hit % 16.5 17.6 1.1 21.0 3.4 -- 0.5 -- -- -- -- 21.0 -- 17.4 -3.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.4 31.7 1.3 34.1 2.4 -- -3.8 -- -- -- -- 36.3 -- 39.1 2.8
xBA .262 .244 -0.018 .253 0.009 -- -0.015 -- -- -- -- .271 -- .210 -0.061
BA .257 .261 0.004 .250 -0.011 -- -0.019 -- -- -- -- .288 -- .218 -0.070
xwOBA .281 .262 -0.019 .272 0.010 -- 0.002 -- -- -- -- .309 -- .233 -0.076
wOBA .271 .278 0.007 .269 -0.009 -- -0.008 -- -- -- -- .325 -- .242 -0.083
xSLG .329 .322 -0.007 .355 0.033 -- -0.028 -- -- -- -- .362 -- .264 -0.098
SLG .320 .350 0.030 .357 0.007 -- -0.044 -- -- -- -- .404 -- .282 -0.122
K% 11.3 14.1 2.8 16.2 2.1 -- -2.3 -- -- -- -- 16.0 -- 24.4 8.4
BB% 3.9 4.0 0.1 2.4 -1.6 -- 3.1 -- -- -- -- 4.9 -- 3.8 -1.1
Swing % 52.0 53.7 1.7 53.9 0.2 -- -1.5 -- -- -- -- 52.1 -- 54.3 2.2
Whiff% 18.0 20.5 2.5 20.4 -0.1 -- -0.3 -- -- -- -- 21.6 -- 21.3 -0.3
In Zone % 50.8 49.1 -1.7 48.7 -0.4 -- 1.7 -- -- -- -- 49.5 -- 51.8 2.3
Out of Zone % 49.2 50.9 1.7 51.3 0.4 -- -1.7 -- -- -- -- 50.5 -- 48.2 -2.3
Out of Zone Swing % 35.4 38.5 3.1 35.5 -3.0 -- -3.0 -- -- -- -- 35.5 -- 36.6 1.1
First Pitch Swing % 33.2 36.8 3.6 36.8 0.0 -- -2.9 -- -- -- -- 21.8 -- 29.8 8.0
First Pitch Strike % 68.4 67.9 -0.5 64.8 -3.1 -- 1.1 -- -- -- -- 63.3 -- 64.9 1.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 672 4 0.6 .277 .173
2017 Shifts R 625 6 1.0 .268 .205
2018 Shifts R 530 7 1.3 .259 .408
2021 Shifts R 348 22 6.3 .331 .248
2022 Shifts R 127 2 1.6 .232 .442
! 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 %
2010 594 15.0 49.3% 0.8% 369 20.0 6.2% 8.7%
2011 592 15.3 47.5% 0.8% 351 21.8 2.8% 9.7%
2012 753 15.5 45.2% 0.9% 313 21.5 3.2% 6.7%
2013 647 16.5 34.5% 0.9% 282 23.0 0.4% 9.6%
2014 611 16.8 28.0% 1.5% 294 23.7 1.0% 14.3%
2015 761 17.8 28.5% 3.9% 227 25.3 6.2% 25.6%
2016 733 17.7 27.8% 3.0% 276 25.1 3.6% 25.0%
2017 622 16.9 27.7% 1.1% 300 23.5 0.0% 13.7%
2018 553 17.5 23.3% 2.0% 245 23.7 1.2% 8.2%
2021 405 18.1 16.0% 2.7% 169 24.4 0.6% 13.0%
2022 146 17.3 26.0% 3.4% 61 23.4 0.0% 3.3%
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