Alejandro Kirk
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 8" 245LBS | Age: 23

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 383 334 49 99 12 41 0 .296 .379 .446 .825
3 Seasons 597 523 72 148 21 68 0 .283 .363 .449 .812
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .296 12 41 0 .825
3 Seasons .283 21 68 0 .812

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%
2020 21 85 20 1 5 4 95.0 107.4 5.9 25.0 .313 .451 .418 .344 .394 50.0 16.0 4.0
2021 22 748 145 16 11 8.5 92.3 109.4 14.7 31.0 .284 .511 .330 .375 .383 46.9 11.6 10.1
2022 23 1553 298 24 8.1 6.3 91.4 110.1 8.6 32.6 .287 .462 .362 .364 .362 45.0 10.2 11.0
Player 2386 463 41 8.9 6.9 91.8 110.1 10.4 31.7 .287 .477 .354 .366 .370 45.8 10.9 10.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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
2020 60.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 30.0 40.0 30.0 0.0 35.0 15.0 40.0 5.0 5.0 4.0
2021 40.7 26.9 26.2 6.2 35.9 40.7 23.4 0.7 33.1 25.5 22.8 6.9 11.0 8.5
2022 49.0 21.1 25.5 4.4 33.9 35.9 30.2 2.3 35.9 20.1 27.2 6.0 8.1 6.3
Player 46.9 22.9 25.5 4.8 34.3 37.6 28.1 1.7 35.0 21.6 26.3 6.3 8.9 6.9
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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-Seamer 0.6 3 528 34.0 116 .297 .462 .398 9.6 9.5 7.6 .310 .569 .435 57.3
2022 Slider 0.9 3 360 23.2 80 .254 .423 .336 21.5 15.0 10.2 .270 .451 .353 42.4
2022 Sinker 1.4 4 262 16.9 78 .389 .514 .453 9.8 2.6 3.8 .323 .488 .377 44.3
2022 Curveball 0.0 0 138 8.9 31 .143 .286 .237 22.2 16.1 12.8 .209 .304 .246 25.0
2022 Changeup 1.5 2 135 8.7 42 .293 .439 .368 26.7 21.4 16.7 .268 .363 .283 46.9
2022 Cutter 1.8 2 110 7.1 27 .348 .522 .424 10.9 0.0 0.0 .304 .437 .376 39.1
2022 Splitter -1.0 0 20 1.3 8 .250 .250 .225 20.0 0.0 0.0 .189 .234 .189 12.5
2021 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 262 35.0 62 .189 .321 .316 18.6 14.5 13.2 .218 .455 .341 40.9
2021 Slider 0.3 1 172 23.0 42 .256 .436 .346 32.9 19.0 13.6 .256 .395 .309 45.2
2021 Sinker 1.3 2 115 15.4 30 .280 .520 .377 3.7 6.7 7.1 .348 .690 .459 45.8
2021 Changeup -2.5 -2 75 10.0 21 .158 .211 .212 26.5 9.5 8.3 .351 .440 .379 64.7
2021 Curveball 7.2 5 73 9.8 20 .421 .842 .540 10.0 0.0 0.0 .454 .819 .547 52.6
2021 Cutter -0.6 0 48 6.4 13 .200 .500 .385 11.1 7.7 14.3 .135 .353 .317 44.4
2021 Splitter -2.9 0 2 0.3 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 N/A -19.9 0 1 0.1 1 -- -- .000 0.0 0.0 -- -- -- .003 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 2.6 1 30 35.3 6 .400 1.000 .600 9.1 0.0 0.0 .404 .911 .574 40.0
2020 Slider 5.9 1 18 21.2 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 25.0 50.0 .295 .314 .271 66.7
2020 Sinker 5.2 1 18 21.2 6 .500 .667 .508 0.0 0.0 0.0 .340 .394 .322 50.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 0 11 12.9 4 .500 .500 .450 37.5 25.0 33.3 .303 .375 .292 33.3
2020 Changeup -6.0 0 6 7.1 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 33.3 50.0 .147 .162 .133 50.0
2020 Splitter 21.6 0 2 2.4 2 .500 .500 .450 50.0 50.0 100.0 .306 .338 .280 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 189 748 -1 -10 8 5 2
2022 382 1,553 -4 -4 12 10 14
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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 %
2020 85 54.1 54.3 88.0 30.8 58.3 41.2 16.0 43.5 21.6 7.1 50.0
2021 748 50.4 65.5 83.8 24.0 71.9 42.0 19.6 44.9 19.3 8.2 73.8
2022 1,553 48.6 60.4 89.3 23.8 73.7 42.0 21.7 41.6 15.3 6.6 71.6
Player 2,386 49.4 61.8 87.4 24.1 72.5 42.0 20.8 42.7 16.9 7.1 71.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2020 43 2
2021 63 14
2022 91 93 84 69 95 61 53 90 65 81 99 79 92 78 4
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 24.5 1 1.2 0 0 2 0 0.0
2021 24.6 8 7.8 0 2 7 3 37.5
2022 24.8 12 10.2 2 14 7 5 41.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 0 2 1 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 2
2021 8 5 9 5 9 9 8 11 8 6 7 10 4 7 8 8 9 9 7 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 7 7 9 10
2022 12 14 16 8 10 13 10 9 9 8 12 8 6 5 9 11 13 10 9 10 15 11 7 8 9 11 12 7 9 8 18
! 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 95 92.3 -2.7 91.4 -0.9
Launch Angle 5.9 14.7 8.8 8.6 -6.1
Barrel % 5 11 6 8.1 -2.9
Hard Hit % 50 46.9 -3.1 45 -1.9
Sweet Spot % 25 31 6 32.6 1.6
xBA .313 .284 -0.029 .287 0.003
BA .375 .242 -0.133 .296 0.054
xwOBA .344 .375 0.031 .364 -0.011
wOBA .418 .33 -0.088 .362 0.032
xSLG .451 .511 0.06 .462 -0.049
SLG .583 .436 -0.147 .446 0.01
K% 16 11.6 -4.4 10.2 -1.4
BB% 4 10.1 6.1 11 0.9
Swing % 43.5 44.9 1.4 41.6 -3.3
Whiff% 21.6 19.3 -2.3 15.3 -4
In Zone % 54.1 50.4 -3.7 48.6 -1.8
Out of Zone % 45.9 49.6 3.7 51.4 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 30.8 24 -6.8 23.8 -0.2
First Pitch Swing % 16 19.6 3.6 21.7 2.1
First Pitch Strike % 64 64.6 0.6 58.6 -6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2020 R 25 0 0.0 .418
2021 R 182 3 1.6 .311 .414
2022 R 382 20 5.2 .360 .395

Pitch Tempo