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 350 325 42 95 17 7 .292 .323 .492 .815
3 Seasons 750 688 80 181 26 11 .263 .308 .430 .738
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .188 1 1 .535
2023 .244 8 3 .690
2024 .292 17 7 .815
3 Seasons .263 26 11 .738
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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
LA 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 1213 275 21 7.6 6.2 89.6 108.3 15.4 35.6 .284 .466 .348 .338 .373 41.2 13.5 4.1
Player 2641 587 41 7.0 5.5 89.9 110.6 13.3 36.1 .279 .455 .318 .337 .365 41.6 13.5 5.7
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
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 39.6 26.2 26.5 7.6 33.1 40.0 26.9 5.1 26.9 25.8 26.5 7.6 7.6 6.2
Player 42.1 25.0 26.9 6.0 35.6 36.8 27.6 5.1 29.6 24.7 25.6 7.8 7.0 5.5
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 -1.6 -6 381 31.4 118 .204 .296 .261 22.0 13.6 13.7 .231 .368 .288 38.3
2024 Slider 0.5 1 198 16.3 47 .190 .429 .329 25.2 23.4 16.7 .190 .304 .250 28.1
2024 Sinker 1.6 3 174 14.3 58 .352 .593 .425 20.5 15.5 24.3 .338 .587 .414 53.3
2024 Curveball -0.6 -1 122 10.1 24 .208 .333 .233 16.7 12.5 8.1 .307 .512 .350 61.9
2024 Cutter -1.0 -1 107 8.8 26 .409 .591 .448 6.9 3.8 10.0 .382 .518 .422 63.6
2024 Changeup 9.9 10 99 8.2 35 .486 .943 .603 10.2 2.9 3.7 .368 .646 .428 29.4
2024 Sweeper 3.3 3 80 6.6 17 .294 .706 .415 30.0 17.6 16.7 .313 .577 .373 21.4
2024 Split-Finger 5.0 2 48 4.0 14 .385 .538 .400 28.6 14.3 13.3 .339 .483 .351 33.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -3 370 29.9 104 .245 .468 .326 19.0 13.5 13.5 .305 .595 .399 42.7
2023 Slider 0.5 1 189 15.3 44 .263 .368 .333 20.5 20.5 18.8 .217 .295 .285 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 -0.1 0 163 13.2 29 .296 .519 .369 19.7 20.7 11.8 .271 .512 .355 33.3
2023 Sinker 0.9 1 139 11.2 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 -6.2 -3 55 4.4 12 .000 .000 .075 29.6 41.7 23.8 .159 .226 .166 42.9
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 -2.6 -1 41 21.6 9 .000 .000 .100 16.7 22.2 28.6 .248 .279 .233 42.9
2022 Changeup -2.0 -1 33 17.4 8 .143 .143 .200 52.6 25.0 25.0 .135 .146 .196 40.0
2022 Cutter 15.2 2 14 7.4 6 .500 .500 .600 10.0 0.0 0.0 .461 .594 .460 50.0
2022 Slider 8.3 1 14 7.4 6 .167 .167 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .228 .395 .268 33.3
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 339 1,209 1 3 3 4 11
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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 1,213 51.4 77.9 84.9 34.0 66.5 41.0 42.1 56.6 20.4 8.2 84.8
Player 2,641 49.4 75.0 85.8 33.6 68.1 42.1 38.0 54.0 19.5 7.1 85.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2022 51 10
2023 65 85 68 52 58 17 26 60 63 51 95 26 91 19 12 72
2024 68 87 78 63 50 64 47 60 41 56 93 6 72 16 10 4 77 34 36
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

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 23.9 17 16.3 1 5 16 3 17.6
Player 23.7 26 26.6 -1 13 23 8 30.8
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

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 17 14 14 17 16 16 19 18 15 11 17 21 15 14 17 17 16 16 17 20 15 15 19 20 12 16 17 17 18 17 12
Player 26 22 23 29 28 27 31 26 26 18 25 36 25 22 28 29 26 24 27 33 24 25 36 31 20 24 29 30 28 27 20
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.7 89.9 -1.8 89.6 -0.3
Launch Angle 4.0 12.4 8.4 15.4 3.0
Barrel % 10.3 5.9 -4.4 7.6 1.7
Hard Hit % 48.7 41.0 -7.7 41.2 0.2
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.9 36.6 0.7 35.6 -1.0
xBA .251 .277 0.026 .284 0.007
BA .188 .244 0.056 .288 0.044
xwOBA .325 .337 0.012 .338 0.001
wOBA .245 .300 0.055 .348 0.048
xSLG .419 .449 0.030 .466 0.017
SLG .271 .390 0.119 .494 0.104
K% 17.0 13.0 -4.0 13.5 0.5
BB% 9.4 6.6 -2.8 4.1 -2.5
Swing % 51.1 52.0 0.9 56.6 4.6
Whiff% 24.7 17.7 -7.0 20.4 2.7
In Zone % 44.7 48.1 3.4 51.4 3.3
Out of Zone % 55.3 51.9 -3.4 48.6 -3.3
Out of Zone Swing % 28.6 34.0 5.4 34.0 0.0
First Pitch Swing % 22.6 36.3 13.7 42.1 5.8
First Pitch Strike % 43.4 61.7 18.3 62.9 1.2
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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 336 139 41.4 .331 .365
! 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 267 15.5 41.2% 1.1% 193 18.4 8.3% 0.0%
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