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Alek Manoah
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 6" 260LBS | Age: 23

Draft: 2019 | Rd: 1, #11, Toronto Blue Jays | West Virginia
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 6 2 3.39 17 17 0 93.0 102 1.03
1 Season 6 2 3.39 17 17 0 93.0 102 1.03
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 17 6-2 3.39 93.0 102 1.03
1 Season 17 6-2 3.39 93.0 102 1.03

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 23 1555 238 15 6.3 86.9 117.9 15.5 32.8 .205 .330 .270 .285 .332 31.1 26.6 8.1 3.39 3.46
1555 238 15 6.3 86.9 117.9 15.5 32.8 .205 .330 .270 .285 .332 31.1 26.6 8.1
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Manoah relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(35%) ,
Sinker
(28.8%) ,
Slider
(26.9%) ,
Changeup
(9.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 544 256 288 35.0 93.7 118 102 22 15 4 0 3 36 66 .216 .186 .343 .340 .300 .289 89.2 27 2349 6.6 32.5 19.8
2021 Sinker 448 197 251 28.8 92.8 116 100 19 16 2 0 1 21 79 .190 .239 .240 .297 .257 .300 86.6 3 2173 6.6 23.0 20.6
2021 Slider 418 243 175 26.9 81.1 115 103 15 8 2 0 5 42 63 .146 .163 .311 .300 .230 .246 84.6 24 2253 6.5 34.8 28.0
2021 Changeup 144 16 128 9.3 86.8 34 33 9 5 2 0 2 3 30 .273 .291 .515 .490 .341 .350 87.1 5 1968 6.6 10.8 10.0


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 41.2 28.2 21.8 8.8 35.7 35.7 28.6 6.3 28.6 30.7 24.8 3.4 6.3
41.2 28.2 21.8 8.8 35.7 35.7 28.6 6.3 28.6 30.7 24.8 3.4 6.3
45.1 22.4 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider TOR R 418 81.1 41.6 0.3 1 15.6 6.6 73
2021 Sinker TOR R 448 92.8 22.4 1.1 5 14.1 -0.4 -3
2021 Changeup TOR R 144 86.8 29.5 0 0 13 -1 -7
2021 4-Seamer TOR R 544 93.7 15.5 -0.6 -4 4.9 -2.3 -32
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2021 Changeup 1.7 2 144 9.3 34 .273 .515 .371 10.8 8.8 10 .291 .49 .351 36.7
2021 Slider -0.9 -4 418 26.9 115 .146 .311 .248 34.8 36.5 28 .163 .3 .246 25.4
2021 Sinker -0.9 -4 448 28.8 116 .19 .24 .267 23 18.1 20.6 .239 .297 .3 32.9
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 545 35 118 .216 .343 .303 32.4 30.5 19.8 .186 .34 .288 31.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Changeup 142 86.8 83 15.1 1:45 2:15 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 544 93.7 78 15.9 1:00 12:30 30
2021 Sinker 444 92.8 79 17.1 1:00 2:00 -60
2021 Slider 414 81.1 50 16.6 8:00 8:45 -45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 383 1555 -7 -16 7 9 -7
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 1555 48.6 68.7 77.8 28.4 53.7 42.3 56.4 48 28.7 7.3 81.4
1555 48.6 68.7 77.8 28.4 53.7 42.3 56.4 48 28.7 7.3 81.4
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2021 76 84 84 77 71 51 71 84 93 69 51 70 76 49 56
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 23.2 11 10.4 1 5 9 3 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 11 11 12 11 14 9 10 12 11 11 13 12 5 8 11 12 6 11 12 12 5 11 9 9 11 12 10 9 10 9 13
! 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 383 .270 185 10 5.4 198 95 48.0

Pitch Distribution