Alec Burleson
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 2" 225LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2020 | Rd: 2C, #70, St. Louis Cardinals | East Carolina
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 53 48 4 9 1 1 .188 .264 .271 .535
2023 347 315 34 77 8 3 .244 .300 .390 .690
2024 42 40 2 10 0 0 .250 .286 .300 .586
3 Seasons 442 403 40 96 9 4 .238 .295 .367 .662
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .188 1 1 .535
2023 .244 8 3 .690
2024 .250 0 0 .586
3 Seasons .238 9 4 .662
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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%
2022 23 190 39 4 10.3 7.5 91.7 109.2 4.0 35.9 .251 .419 .245 .325 .354 48.7 17.0 9.4
2023 24 1238 273 16 5.9 4.6 89.9 110.6 12.4 36.6 .277 .449 .300 .337 .359 41.0 13.0 6.6
2024 25 130 32 1 3.1 2.4 90.1 106.6 10.2 34.4 .293 .398 .266 .318 .373 46.9 19.0 4.8
Player 1558 344 21 6.1 4.8 90.1 110.6 11.2 36.3 .276 .441 .290 .334 .359 42.4 14.0 6.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2022 48.7 23.1 25.6 2.6 41.0 25.6 33.3 5.1 38.5 15.4 25.6 5.1 10.3 7.5
2023 43.6 24.2 27.5 4.8 37.4 35.2 27.5 5.1 31.1 24.9 24.5 8.4 5.9 4.6
2024 46.9 12.5 34.4 6.3 40.6 37.5 21.9 3.1 31.3 21.9 37.5 3.1 3.1 2.4
Player 44.5 23.0 27.9 4.7 38.1 34.3 27.6 4.9 32.0 23.5 25.9 7.6 6.1 4.8
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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 0 39 30.0 14 .333 .417 .382 12.0 7.1 33.3 .383 .587 .457 54.5
2024 Slider -4.6 -1 24 18.5 7 .000 .000 .129 28.6 42.9 42.9 .061 .062 .055 0.0
2024 Sinker -0.8 0 20 15.4 7 .429 .429 .386 33.3 28.6 50.0 .403 .521 .398 80.0
2024 Split-Finger 6.3 1 13 10.0 3 .333 .667 .417 57.1 33.3 33.3 .091 .148 .095 0.0
2024 Changeup -8.4 -1 13 10.0 5 .000 .000 .000 11.1 20.0 25.0 .157 .248 .172 25.0
2024 Cutter 4.6 0 8 6.2 3 .667 .667 .600 0.0 0.0 -- .558 .598 .507 66.7
2024 Curveball -7.7 -1 7 5.4 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .385 .441 .365 66.7
2024 Sweeper -0.7 0 6 4.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -3 369 29.8 104 .245 .468 .326 19.0 13.5 13.5 .305 .595 .399 42.7
2023 Slider 0.3 0 194 15.7 45 .256 .359 .326 21.3 22.2 20.0 .211 .288 .279 34.5
2023 Changeup -4.0 -7 184 14.9 66 .200 .250 .243 16.5 3.0 4.5 .278 .359 .314 36.2
2023 Curveball -0.6 -1 169 13.7 30 .286 .500 .357 22.4 20.0 11.5 .264 .497 .346 31.8
2023 Sinker 0.9 1 140 11.3 46 .317 .537 .393 11.1 10.9 17.2 .306 .485 .369 45.9
2023 Cutter -2.5 -2 100 8.1 33 .258 .355 .292 12.5 9.1 14.3 .279 .355 .300 39.3
2023 Sweeper -5.0 -2 44 3.6 10 .000 .000 .090 19.0 40.0 22.2 .184 .261 .192 50.0
2023 Split-Finger 0.7 0 29 2.3 10 .333 .333 .340 14.3 10.0 11.1 .256 .332 .298 62.5
2023 Slurve -20.4 -1 5 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .221 .336 .229 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 -1 61 32.1 14 .167 .250 .254 30.3 28.6 30.8 .149 .317 .268 37.5
2022 Curveball -4.7 -2 40 21.1 8 .000 .000 .000 18.2 25.0 28.6 .248 .283 .234 50.0
2022 Changeup -2.0 -1 33 17.4 8 .143 .143 .200 52.6 25.0 25.0 .135 .146 .196 40.0
2022 Slider 13.3 2 15 7.9 7 .143 .143 .386 0.0 0.0 0.0 .231 .373 .262 28.6
2022 Cutter 15.2 2 14 7.4 6 .500 .500 .600 10.0 0.0 0.0 .461 .594 .460 50.0
2022 Sinker -5.8 -1 13 6.8 5 .250 .250 .320 12.5 20.0 100.0 .431 .827 .565 100.0
2022 Split-Finger -6.2 -1 9 4.7 4 .000 .000 .175 0.0 0.0 0.0 .210 .397 .369 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 53 190 -2 -1 2 1 0
2023 347 1,238 -18 -6 4 4 -15
2024 42 130 0 -3 1 0 -2
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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 %
2022 190 44.7 78.8 80.6 28.6 60.0 38.4 22.6 51.1 24.7 7.4 92.9
2023 1,238 48.1 71.5 87.6 34.0 70.6 43.8 36.3 52.0 17.7 6.0 83.8
2024 130 52.3 82.4 85.7 38.7 62.5 40.8 59.5 61.5 21.3 8.5 90.9
Player 1,558 48.1 73.3 86.5 33.6 68.8 42.9 36.9 52.7 18.9 6.4 85.9
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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
2022 51 10
2023 65 85 68 52 58 17 26 60 63 51 95 26 91 19 12 72
2024 50 82 54 31 51 11 23 64 43 72 63 17 69 7 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 %
2022 25.1 1 1.4 0 2 0 1 100.0
2023 23.1 8 8.9 -1 6 7 4 50.0
2024 -- 0 0.2 0 1 0 0 --
Player 23.3 9 10.6 -2 9 7 5 55.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
2023 8 6 8 9 11 9 11 7 10 6 7 12 9 7 9 10 9 7 9 11 8 9 14 10 7 7 10 11 9 9 7
2024 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Player 9 8 10 12 12 11 13 9 11 7 8 16 10 8 11 12 10 8 10 14 9 10 17 11 8 8 12 13 11 11 8
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.7 89.9 -1.8 90.1 0.2
Launch Angle 4.0 12.4 8.4 10.2 -2.2
Barrel % 10.3 5.9 -4.4 3.1 -2.8
Hard Hit % 48.7 41.0 -7.7 46.9 5.9
Sweet Spot % 35.9 36.6 0.7 34.4 -2.2
xBA .251 .277 0.026 .293 0.016
BA .188 .244 0.056 .250 0.006
xwOBA .325 .337 0.012 .318 -0.019
wOBA .245 .300 0.055 .266 -0.034
xSLG .419 .449 0.030 .398 -0.051
SLG .271 .390 0.119 .300 -0.090
K% 17.0 13.0 -4.0 19.0 6.0
BB% 9.4 6.6 -2.8 4.8 -1.8
Swing % 51.1 52.0 0.9 61.5 9.5
Whiff% 24.7 17.7 -7.0 21.3 3.6
In Zone % 44.7 48.1 3.4 52.3 4.2
Out of Zone % 55.3 51.9 -3.4 47.7 -4.2
Out of Zone Swing % 28.6 34.0 5.4 38.7 4.7
First Pitch Swing % 22.6 36.3 13.7 59.5 23.2
First Pitch Strike % 43.4 61.7 18.3 76.2 14.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 53 28 52.8 .275 .218
2023 Shades L 346 175 50.6 .331 .272
2024 Shades L 42 14 33.3 .289 .220
! 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 %
2022 42 17.0 31.0% 0.0% 33 21.6 0.0% 3.0%
2023 299 15.1 48.8% 0.0% 204 18.9 4.4% 0.0%
2024 14 16.2 28.6% 0.0% 14 17.8 7.1% 0.0%
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