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 110 97 7 26 1 7 0 .268 .336 .340 .676
3 Seasons 324 286 30 75 10 34 0 .262 .336 .416 .752
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .268 1 7 0 .676
3 Seasons .262 10 34 0 .752

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 .317 .456 .418 .348 .400 50.0 16.0 4.0
2021 22 748 145 16 11 8.5 92.3 109.4 14.7 31.0 .288 .515 .330 .378 .387 46.9 11.6 10.1
2022 23 446 86 5 5.8 4.6 89.5 109.0 8.4 23.3 .259 .409 .296 .318 .315 39.5 10.2 10.2
Player 1279 251 22 8.8 6.8 91.6 109.4 11.8 27.9 .281 .475 .326 .356 .364 44.6 11.5 9.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 283 63.5 62 54 13 11 2 0 0 5 50 .241 .290 .278 .459 .278 .358 91.0 13 12.9 7.2
2022 Breaking 126 28.3 32 28 7 6 0 0 1 3 26 .250 .209 .357 .336 .299 .267 87.1 8 6.8 6.4
2022 Offspeed 37 8.3 13 13 5 4 1 0 0 3 10 .385 .238 .462 .366 .374 .257 88.5 -15 36.8 18.8
2021 Fastballs 424 56.7 104 87 19 11 4 0 4 12 76 .218 .252 .402 .520 .325 .377 91.7 22 13.8 11.8
2021 Breaking 246 32.9 63 59 18 11 3 0 4 8 51 .305 .320 .559 .530 .384 .383 92.9 8 26.4 9.3
2021 Offspeed 78 10.4 22 19 3 2 1 0 0 2 18 .158 .357 .211 .447 .199 .366 93.2 3 27.0 8.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 51.2 20.9 18.6 9.3 31.4 38.4 30.2 4.7 36.0 24.4 23.3 4.7 5.8 4.6
Player 45.8 24.3 23.1 6.8 33.9 39.8 26.3 2.0 34.3 24.3 24.3 6.0 8.8 6.8
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 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 -2 158 35.4 31 .231 .269 .255 12.3 12.9 8.7 .194 .380 .299 43.5
2022 Slider 1.6 1 86 19.3 21 .350 .500 .386 6.3 4.8 3.2 .255 .428 .307 31.6
2022 Sinker -0.9 -1 74 16.6 22 .263 .263 .423 18.5 4.5 10.0 .411 .587 .463 38.9
2022 Cutter -1.6 -1 51 11.4 9 .222 .333 .239 8.3 0.0 0.0 .302 .405 .302 44.4
2022 Curveball -1.9 -1 40 9.0 11 .000 .000 .127 8.3 18.2 12.5 .095 .104 .194 28.6
2022 Changeup 2.0 1 30 6.7 10 .400 .500 .485 42.9 30.0 25.0 .265 .401 .283 57.1
2022 Splitter 3.2 0 7 1.6 3 .333 .333 .300 20.0 0.0 0.0 .147 .252 .171 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 262 35.0 62 .189 .321 .316 18.6 14.5 13.2 .221 .458 .343 40.9
2021 Slider 0.1 0 173 23.1 43 .250 .425 .338 32.5 18.6 13.3 .253 .390 .305 43.8
2021 Sinker 1.3 2 115 15.4 30 .280 .520 .377 3.7 6.7 7.1 .352 .695 .462 45.8
2021 Changeup -2.5 -2 75 10.0 21 .158 .211 .212 26.5 9.5 8.3 .357 .447 .384 64.7
2021 Curveball 7.2 5 73 9.8 20 .421 .842 .540 10.0 0.0 0.0 .460 .826 .552 52.6
2021 Cutter 0.1 0 47 6.3 12 .222 .556 .417 11.8 8.3 16.7 .157 .400 .348 50.0
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 .912 .575 40.0
2020 Slider 5.9 1 18 21.2 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 25.0 50.0 .297 .316 .274 66.7
2020 Sinker 5.2 1 18 21.2 6 .500 .667 .508 0.0 0.0 0.0 .347 .402 .329 50.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 0 11 12.9 4 .500 .500 .450 37.5 25.0 33.3 .315 .387 .303 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 107 446 -4 -6 5 3 -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 %
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 446 48.4 61.6 88.7 23.5 79.6 42.8 27.1 41.9 13.9 4.3 78.9
Player 1,279 50.0 63.4 85.7 24.2 73.5 42.2 21.8 43.8 17.7 6.7 73.3
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2020 2
2021 14
2022 38 53 39 29 53 32 31 56 44 97 67 97 6
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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 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0.0
2021 24.6 8 7.3 1.0 3 6 3 37.5
2022 26.6 1 1.3 0.0 5 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 2
2021 8 5 9 5 10 7 8 11 8 7 7 9 3 8 8 8 6 9 6 9 4 7 8 7 7 8 7 5 7 7 9
2022 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 89.5 -2.8
Launch Angle 5.9 14.7 8.8 8.4 -6.3
Barrel % 5 11 6 5.8 -5.2
Hard Hit % 50 46.9 -3.1 39.5 -7.4
Sweet Spot % 25 31 6 23.3 -7.7
xBA .317 .288 -0.029 .259 -0.029
BA .375 .242 -0.133 .263 0.021
xwOBA .348 .378 0.03 .318 -0.06
wOBA .418 .33 -0.088 .296 -0.034
xSLG .456 .515 0.059 .409 -0.106
SLG .583 .436 -0.147 .326 -0.11
K% 16 11.6 -4.4 10.2 -1.4
BB% 4 10.1 6.1 10.2 0.1
Swing % 43.5 44.9 1.4 41.9 -3
Whiff% 21.6 19.3 -2.3 13.9 -5.4
In Zone % 54.1 50.4 -3.7 48.4 -2
Out of Zone % 45.9 49.6 3.7 51.6 2
Out of Zone Swing % 30.8 24 -6.8 23.5 -0.5
First Pitch Swing % 16 19.6 3.6 27.1 7.5
First Pitch Strike % 64 64.6 0.6 58.9 -5.7
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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 107 1 0.9 .291 .895