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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 509 442 58 131 13 61 0 .296 .381 .428 .809
3 Seasons 723 631 81 180 22 88 0 .285 .368 .436 .804
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .296 13 61 0 .809
3 Seasons .285 22 88 0 .804

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 .507 .330 .373 .381 46.9 11.6 10.1
2022 23 2063 392 27 6.9 5.3 90.6 110.1 8.6 32.1 .281 .435 .355 .354 .349 45.4 10.4 11.6
Player 2896 557 44 7.9 6.1 91.2 110.1 10.1 31.6 .283 .455 .351 .359 .359 46.0 10.9 10.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 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 49.7 20.9 24.5 4.8 32.4 37.5 30.1 3.6 35.2 20.7 27.0 6.4 6.9 5.3
Player 47.8 22.4 24.8 5.0 33.2 38.4 28.4 2.7 34.6 21.7 26.4 6.5 7.9 6.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 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 1.0 7 665 32.2 151 .297 .449 .404 11.6 11.3 8.9 .289 .512 .413 60.2
2022 Slider 0.8 4 473 22.9 106 .253 .411 .322 22.9 15.1 10.5 .273 .444 .347 42.5
2022 Sinker 0.9 4 387 18.8 108 .367 .459 .428 8.1 3.7 5.6 .309 .444 .361 40.4
2022 Curveball 0.5 1 179 8.7 41 .189 .297 .262 19.3 14.6 10.5 .222 .303 .257 34.4
2022 Changeup 1.4 2 177 8.6 51 .280 .400 .338 25.0 17.6 12.2 .264 .352 .276 43.9
2022 Cutter 2.2 3 154 7.5 36 .367 .533 .442 9.0 0.0 0.0 .307 .453 .389 40.0
2022 Splitter 0.4 0 28 1.4 13 .231 .308 .235 20.0 7.7 7.1 .218 .275 .218 25.0
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 .345 .663 .449 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 [object Object] 0.0 -- -- -- [object Object]
2021 N/A -19.9 0 1 0.1 1 -- -- .000 0.0 0.0 [object Object] -- -- .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 506 2,063 -5 -7 19 13 21
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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 2,063 48.6 60.4 89.3 23.3 73.7 41.5 21.3 41.3 15.3 6.8 72.3
Player 2,896 49.2 61.5 87.7 23.7 72.7 41.6 20.7 42.3 16.6 7.2 72.1
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 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 89 95 72 53 96 53 41 80 64 78 99 89 94 80 3
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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 7.7 0 2 9 1 12.5
2022 25.0 13 11.2 2 13 7 6 46.2

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 5 11 8 6 7 10 4 7 8 8 9 8 7 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 7 7 9 10
2022 13 15 17 10 11 13 11 10 11 9 13 8 7 6 9 13 13 11 10 11 15 12 9 9 11 12 13 9 10 9 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 90.6 -1.7
Launch Angle 5.9 14.7 8.8 8.6 -6.1
Barrel % 5 11 6 6.9 -4.1
Hard Hit % 50 46.9 -3.1 45.4 -1.5
Sweet Spot % 25 31 6 32.1 1.1
xBA .313 .284 -0.029 .281 -0.003
BA .375 .242 -0.133 .295 0.053
xwOBA .344 .373 0.029 .354 -0.019
wOBA .418 .33 -0.088 .355 0.025
xSLG .451 .507 0.056 .435 -0.072
SLG .583 .436 -0.147 .426 -0.01
K% 16 11.6 -4.4 10.4 -1.2
BB% 4 10.1 6.1 11.6 1.5
Swing % 43.5 44.9 1.4 41.3 -3.6
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 23.3 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 16 19.6 3.6 21.3 1.7
First Pitch Strike % 64 64.6 0.6 59.5 -5.1
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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 506 22 4.3 .355 .359

Pitch Tempo

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