Alejandro Kirk
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 8" 245LBS | Age: 24

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 541 470 59 134 14 63 0 .285 .372 .415 .787
3 Seasons 755 659 82 183 23 90 0 .278 .362 .426 .788
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .285 14 63 0 .787
3 Seasons .278 23 90 0 .788

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 5.0 4.0 95.0 107.4 5.9 25.0 .313 .451 .418 .344 .394 50.0 16.0 4.0
2021 22 748 145 16 11.0 8.5 92.3 109.4 14.7 31.0 .284 .507 .330 .373 .381 46.9 11.6 10.1
2022 23 2200 416 28 6.7 5.2 90.5 110.1 8.1 32.0 .278 .431 .347 .351 .347 45.4 10.7 11.6
Player 3033 581 45 7.7 6.0 91.1 110.1 9.7 31.5 .281 .451 .345 .357 .357 46.0 11.1 11.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .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 50.0 20.4 24.5 5.0 32.2 38.9 28.8 3.8 35.3 20.2 27.2 6.5 6.7 5.2
Player 48.0 22.0 24.8 5.2 33.0 39.4 27.5 2.9 34.8 21.3 26.5 6.5 7.7 6.0
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 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 1.5 11 711 32.3 163 .304 .472 .424 11.9 11.0 9.0 .298 .528 .427 60.6
2022 Slider 0.5 2 505 23.0 113 .238 .386 .308 23.4 15.9 11.1 .267 .428 .340 41.7
2022 Sinker 0.1 1 412 18.7 116 .346 .430 .393 7.5 3.4 4.8 .299 .425 .344 40.8
2022 Changeup 0.8 1 195 8.9 56 .255 .364 .308 26.2 17.9 12.7 .262 .348 .273 44.4
2022 Curveball 0.5 1 187 8.5 42 .184 .289 .256 18.6 14.3 9.8 .216 .306 .255 33.3
2022 Cutter 1.8 3 162 7.4 36 .355 .516 .422 8.7 2.8 2.8 .297 .439 .370 40.0
2022 Splitter 0.4 0 28 1.3 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 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 N/A -20.0 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 21.7 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 548 2,248 -5 -10 21 14 19
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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 50.5 65.3 83.8 24.1 71.9 41.7 19.6 44.9 19.3 8.2 73.8
2022 2,200 48.6 59.6 89.5 23.3 72.7 41.6 21.9 41.0 15.4 6.9 70.4
Player 3,033 49.2 60.9 87.9 23.7 72.1 41.6 21.1 42.0 16.6 7.2 70.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2020 43 2
2021 63 14
2022 86 92 72 53 95 54 40 78 63 78 98 88 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 25.1 14 12.1 2 13 8 6 42.9
Player 24.9 23 21.0 2 15 19 7 30.4

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 9 7 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 7 7 9 10
2022 14 16 19 12 13 14 12 10 12 10 12 8 8 7 10 14 14 12 11 12 17 13 10 10 12 11 14 9 11 10 19
Player 23 21 30 18 24 25 17 23 22 16 21 20 12 16 18 24 25 22 19 21 25 22 20 19 20 21 23 16 18 20 31
! 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 90.5 -1.8
Launch Angle 5.9 14.7 8.8 8.1 -6.6
Barrel % 5 11 6 6.7 -4.3
Hard Hit % 50 46.9 -3.1 45.4 -1.5
Sweet Spot % 25 31 6 32 1
xBA .313 .284 -0.029 .278 -0.006
BA .375 .242 -0.133 .285 0.043
xwOBA .344 .373 0.029 .351 -0.022
wOBA .418 .33 -0.088 .347 0.017
xSLG .451 .507 0.056 .431 -0.076
SLG .583 .436 -0.147 .415 -0.021
K% 16 11.6 -4.4 10.7 -0.9
BB% 4 10.1 6.1 11.6 1.5
Swing % 43.5 44.9 1.4 41 -3.9
Whiff% 21.6 19.3 -2.3 15.4 -3.9
In Zone % 54.1 50.5 -3.6 48.6 -1.9
Out of Zone % 45.9 49.5 3.6 51.4 1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 30.8 24.1 -6.7 23.3 -0.8
First Pitch Swing % 16 19.6 3.6 21.9 2.3
First Pitch Strike % 64 64.6 0.6 59.7 -4.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2020 R 25 0 0.0 .418
2021 R 169 2 1.2 .287 .000
2022 R 539 22 4.1 .347 .359

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 33 15.4 42.4% 0.0% 11 26.0 0.0% 18.2%
2021 211 16.9 28.0% 1.4% 146 23.8 0.7% 19.9%
2022 681 18.1 19.8% 4.7% 473 23.4 0.6% 14.2%
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