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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 1 0 4.18 5 5 0 23.2 27 1.14
1 Season 1 0 4.18 5 5 0 23.2 27 1.14
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 5 1-0 4.18 23.2 27 1.14
1 Season 5 1-0 4.18 23.2 27 1.14

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 23 414 61 8 13.1 88.9 111.2 17.2 31.1 .205 .431 .331 .313 .382 36.1 27.3 9.1 4.18 3.96
414 61 8 13.1 88.9 111.2 17.2 31.1 .205 .431 .331 .313 .382 36.1 27.3 9.1
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Manoah relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(41.5%) ,
Slider
(26.6%) ,
Sinker
(20.8%) ,
Changeup
(11.1%) ,


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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 172 82 90 41.5 94.0 35 30 7 3 2 0 2 12 18 .233 .195 .500 .464 .362 .331 90.7 32 2377 6.6 34.9 24.0
2021 Slider 110 75 35 26.6 82.0 39 36 5 1 1 0 3 13 23 .139 .174 .417 .387 .265 .266 84.9 24 2293 6.5 28.3 29.5
2021 Sinker 86 41 45 20.8 93.5 16 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 12 .077 .193 .077 .217 .189 .282 89.5 -7 2196 6.6 23.7 10.0
2021 Changeup 46 7 39 11.1 88.1 9 9 5 3 0 0 2 1 8 .556 .376 1.222 .807 .747 .496 95.5 1 2000 6.7 11.5 6.3


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 39.3 36.1 14.8 9.8 32.8 31.1 36.1 3.3 27.9 36.1 16.4 3.3 13.1
39.3 36.1 14.8 9.8 32.8 31.1 36.1 3.3 27.9 36.1 16.4 3.3 13.1
45.2 22.2 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 110 82 39.5 -0.7 -2 14.3 6 73
2021 Sinker TOR R 86 93.5 22 1.1 5 13.8 -1.1 -8
2021 4-Seamer TOR R 172 94 15.2 -0.8 -6 4.6 -2.9 -38
2021 Changeup TOR R 46 88.1 29.4 0.7 2 12.2 -2.2 -16
! 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 9.1 4 46 11.1 9 .556 1.222 .844 11.5 11.1 6.3 .376 .807 .496 75
2021 Sinker -3 -3 86 20.8 16 .077 .077 .188 23.7 6.3 10 .193 .217 .28 16.7
2021 4-Seamer 0.3 1 172 41.5 35 .233 .5 .363 34.9 34.3 24 .195 .464 .333 44.4
2021 Slider -0.2 0 110 26.6 39 .139 .417 .263 28.3 33.3 29.5 .174 .387 .267 26.1
! 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 45 88.1 78 14 1:45 2:30 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 172 94 74 15.8 1:00 12:30 30
2021 Sinker 83 93.5 73 16.6 1:00 2:00 -60
2021 Slider 110 82 50 15.3 8:00 9:00 -60
! 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 99 414 -4 1 2 3 2
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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 414 49 70.9 79.2 29.9 55.6 39.9 54.5 50 28 9.7 77.5
414 49 70.9 79.2 29.9 55.6 39.9 54.5 50 28 9.7 77.5
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 60.5 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2021 49 81 36 11 74 48 5 50 68 69 42 58 49 59 57
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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 7 6.3 1 1 4 3 42.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 7 7 6 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 8 6 4 5 7 7 5 7 7 7 4 6 5 6 7 7 6 6 6 6 7
! 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 99 .331 56 0 0.0 43 20 46.5

Pitch Distribution