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Alcides Escobar
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 205LBS | Age: 34

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 349 319 53 92 4 28 3 .288 .340 .404 .744
12 Seasons 6051 5626 658 1459 45 470 177 .259 .295 .347 .642
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .288 4 28 3 .744
12 Seasons .259 45 470 177 .642

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 29 2311 553 5 0.9 84.6 106.2 9.5 30.2 .254 .319 .271 .273 .285 16.5 11.3 3.9
2016 30 2464 556 8 1.4 84 105.8 9.4 31.7 .241 .318 .278 .259 .283 17.6 14.1 4
2017 31 2233 508 11 2.2 84 105.3 14 34.1 .250 .350 .269 .269 .308 21 16.2 2.4
2018 32 1928 423 9 2.1 84.6 105.5 10.6 30.3 .236 .325 .261 .272 .288 21.5 13.9 5.5
2021 35 1382 267 8 3 81.7 105.7 11.1 36.3 .272 .364 .326 .310 .335 21 15.8 4.9
10318 2307 41 1.8 84 106.2 10.9 32.1 .249 .332 .277 .273 .296 19.2 14.1 4
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 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 780 56.4 209 187 59 41 12 2 4 25 163 .316 .294 .465 .412 .369 .346 80.9 10 13.8 11.3
2021 Breaking 442 32.0 95 87 20 16 4 0 0 21 69 .230 .223 .276 .275 .240 .249 80.4 9 32.2 14.1
2021 Offspeed 160 11.6 44 44 13 8 5 0 0 9 35 .295 .273 .409 .331 .301 .265 78.4 8 33.3 16.7
2018 Fastballs 1154 60.1 330 302 82 60 15 3 4 37 272 .272 .261 .381 .370 .304 .300 86.2 14 14.7 13.3
2018 Breaking 599 31.2 153 141 21 16 5 0 0 31 113 .149 .174 .184 .226 .176 .209 80.0 5 28.8 15.1
2018 Offspeed 167 8.7 47 42 9 7 2 0 0 6 38 .214 .270 .262 .335 .233 .288 81.4 7 28.4 9.2
! 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 49 20.3 24.6 6.1 28.8 41.4 29.8 3.1 39.2 24.2 26.4 1.6 0.9
2016 51.6 20 22.3 6.1 38.5 34.5 27 4.1 41 23.4 24.5 2.9 1.4
2017 42.3 23 26.6 8.1 33.7 38.4 27.8 5.3 30.7 28.9 25.8 4.5 2.2
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
2021 45.3 20.6 28.8 5.2 31.1 38.2 30.7 10.5 33 21.7 27.7 4.1 3
47.6 21.1 24.9 6.4 33.8 38.2 28 5 36.7 25.4 25.2 3.2 1.8
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 1.2 0 19 1.4 7 .286 .286 .257 41.7 28.6 22.2 .335 .374 .315 20
2021 Cutter 0.6 0 59 4.3 13 .273 .273 .315 23.3 7.7 8.3 .259 .364 .335 30
2021 Curveball 3.9 5 138 10 30 .37 .444 .393 19 13.3 6.9 .315 .399 .349 17.4
2021 Changeup -0.2 0 141 10.2 37 .297 .432 .315 32.1 18.9 15.6 .261 .323 .256 16.7
2021 Slider -1.4 -4 304 22 65 .167 .2 .188 37.9 26.2 18.7 .182 .219 .202 8.7
2021 Sinker 1.3 3 244 17.6 70 .354 .415 .366 11.6 7.1 8.3 .304 .366 .324 25
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 0 478 34.6 127 .295 .509 .382 13.8 15.7 13.3 .289 .44 .357 25.8
2018 Splitter -1.8 0 20 1 6 .2 .2 .15 14.3 16.7 7.7 .225 .239 .19 20
2018 Cutter -1.4 -2 112 5.8 29 .179 .286 .232 19.6 6.9 9.1 .174 .284 .198 11.1
2018 Changeup 0.1 0 147 7.6 41 .216 .27 .273 30.9 12.2 9.6 .276 .348 .303 30.3
2018 Curveball -2.1 -5 210 10.9 53 .125 .188 .185 24.1 15.1 11.1 .18 .219 .209 16.7
2018 Slider -1.9 -7 388 20.1 99 .163 .185 .186 31.1 22.2 16.7 .172 .232 .212 9.9
2018 Sinker -1.4 -6 400 20.7 128 .265 .385 .32 11.9 7 9.9 .293 .411 .328 25.2
2018 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 642 33.3 173 .293 .395 .334 15.6 15 15.7 .253 .356 .296 26.1
2018 N/A -2.4 0 2 0.1 0
2017 N/A -31 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .44 .51 .405 0
2017 Splitter 0.4 0 17 0.8 5 .2 .2 .18 44.4 40 33.3 .189 .215 .174 33.3
2017 Cutter -3.7 -4 121 5.4 36 .171 .257 .211 28.8 25 29 .2 .245 .193 3.7
2017 Changeup -0.3 0 176 7.9 55 .278 .389 .29 23.5 10.9 13.3 .284 .381 .285 22.4
2017 Curveball 1.3 3 253 11.3 75 .333 .403 .33 33.6 28 22.8 .25 .323 .256 17.3
2017 Slider -1.2 -5 446 20 112 .248 .294 .249 31.1 22.3 17.7 .245 .299 .237 15.1
2017 Sinker -1.5 -7 504 22.6 153 .234 .379 .276 7.2 5.2 7.3 .273 .427 .307 26.2
2017 4-Seamer -1.1 -8 707 31.7 187 .241 .379 .307 15.4 16 17.9 .241 .353 .279 23.3
! 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 2072 -19 -16 5 6 -24
2011 596 2246 -23 -9 9 5 -18
2012 644 2409 -14 -3 7 7 -3
2013 639 2229 -23 -17 6 8 -26
2014 688 2429 -11 -15 7 7 -11
2015 738 2556 -21 -12 7 8 -19
2016 680 2454 -10 -24 4 6 -24
2017 625 2227 -20 -15 7 7 -22
2018 530 1921 -14 -24 9 8 -20
2021 348 1382 -8 -4 10 6 4
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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 2311 50.6 68.3 87.4 35.3 67 42.7 33.2 52 18 6.3 73.3
2016 2464 48.9 69.7 83.2 38.6 67.6 42.7 36.8 53.7 20.5 7.2 75
2017 2233 48.8 73.1 83.5 35.4 67.1 41.1 36.7 53.9 20.4 8.2 79.2
2018 1928 50.4 72.1 84.5 32.5 63.2 40.9 33.9 52.4 20.1 8.1 79.4
2021 1382 49.6 69.2 83.4 35.3 64.2 41.8 21.8 52.2 21.6 6.9 75
10318 49.7 70.5 84.5 35.6 66.2 41.9 33.6 52.9 20 7.3 76.6
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 14 61 10 4 26 9 5 3 2 91 5 72 63
2016 3 31 5 5 5 9 7 2 3 84 5 61 64
2017 4 38 9 8 3 15 8 4 4 72 0 69 65 96
2018 6 29 5 6 10 8 6 2 3 86 14 74 62 3
2021 29 79 15 6 50 4 9 0 1 82 4 71 59 17
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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 22.3 4 4.3 0 4 4 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 4 5 4 4 6 2 4 5 3 4 4 4 2 3 3 4 2 6 3 4 2 2 3 4 6 3 5 3 5 3 6
! 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 84.6 84 -0.6 84 0 0.6 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 9.5 9.4 -0.1 14 4.6 -3.4 undefined undefined
Barrel % .9 1.4 0.5 2.2 0.8 -0.1 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 16.5 17.6 1.1 21 3.4 0.5 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 30.2 31.7 1.5 34.1 2.4 -3.8 undefined undefined
xBA .254 .241 -0.013 .25 0.009 -0.014 undefined undefined
BA .257 .261 0.004 .25 -0.011 -0.019 undefined undefined
xwOBA .273 .259 -0.014 .269 0.01 0.003 undefined undefined
wOBA .271 .278 0.007 .269 -0.009 -0.008 undefined undefined
xSLG .319 .318 -0.001 .35 0.032 -0.025 undefined undefined
SLG .32 .35 0.03 .357 0.007 -0.044 undefined undefined
K% 11.3 14.1 2.8 16.2 2.1 -2.3 undefined undefined
BB% 3.9 4 0.1 2.4 -1.6 3.1 undefined undefined
Swing % 52 53.7 1.7 53.9 0.2 -1.5 undefined undefined
Whiff% 18 20.5 2.5 20.4 -0.1 -0.3 undefined undefined
In Zone % 50.6 48.9 -1.7 48.8 -0.1 1.6 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 49.4 51.1 1.7 51.2 0.1 -1.6 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 35.3 38.6 3.3 35.4 -3.2 -2.9 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 33.2 36.8 3.6 36.7 -0.1 -2.8 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 68.4 67.9 -0.5 64.7 -3.2 1.2 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 672 3 0.4 .277 .230
2017 R 625 4 0.6 .267 .308
2018 R 530 6 1.1 .259 .408
2021 R 348 11 3.2 .325 .353

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