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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 9 2 3.22 20 20 0 111.2 127 1.05
1 Season 9 2 3.22 20 20 0 111.2 127 1.05
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 20 9-2 3.22 111.2 127 1.05
1 Season 20 9-2 3.22 111.2 127 1.05

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 1845 276 16 5.8 86.8 117.9 16.3 32.6 .199 .318 .273 .282 .327 31.2 27.7 8.7 3.22 3.37
1845 276 16 5.8 86.8 117.9 16.3 32.6 .199 .318 .273 .282 .327 31.2 27.7 8.7
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
(36.2%) ,
Slider
(27.8%) ,
Sinker
(26.7%) ,
Changeup
(9.4%) ,


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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 667 328 339 36.2 93.7 150 130 26 17 5 0 4 48 82 .200 .173 .331 .320 .288 .275 89.4 26 2349 6.6 32.6 21.6
2021 Slider 512 303 209 27.8 81.1 140 123 18 10 3 0 5 53 72 .146 .150 .293 .267 .236 .238 84.3 25 2246 6.5 37.0 28.0
2021 Sinker 492 219 273 26.7 92.8 128 109 23 19 3 0 1 21 88 .211 .255 .266 .323 .279 .320 86.6 5 2174 6.6 23.0 20.0
2021 Changeup 173 18 155 9.4 86.8 41 39 10 6 2 0 2 5 34 .256 .279 .462 .454 .322 .339 86.1 5 1976 6.6 13.0 13.2


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 39.5 29.3 22.5 8.7 35.9 34.8 29.3 6.2 27.2 31.9 24.6 4.3 5.8
39.5 29.3 22.5 8.7 35.9 34.8 29.3 6.2 27.2 31.9 24.6 4.3 5.8
45.1 22.5 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 Sinker TOR R 492 92.8 22.3 0.9 4 14.1 -0.5 -3
2021 4-Seamer TOR R 666 93.7 15.4 -0.6 -4 5 -2.2 -30
2021 Changeup TOR R 173 86.8 29.3 -0.2 -1 13.1 -0.9 -6
2021 Slider TOR R 512 81.1 41.8 0.5 1 15.5 6.5 72
! 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 1.4 2 173 9.4 41 .256 .462 .346 13 12.2 13.2 .279 .454 .338 32.4
2021 Sinker -1 -5 492 26.7 128 .211 .266 .289 23 16.4 20 .255 .323 .32 34.1
2021 Slider -0.6 -3 512 27.8 140 .146 .293 .25 37 37.9 28 .15 .267 .239 23.6
2021 4-Seamer -0.8 -6 668 36.2 150 .2 .331 .29 32.5 32 21.6 .173 .32 .275 34.1
! 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 170 86.8 82 15.3 1:45 2:15 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 665 93.7 78 16 1:00 12:45 15
2021 Sinker 488 92.8 79 17.1 1:00 2:00 -60
2021 Slider 507 81.1 50 16.5 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 459 1845 -13 -20 10 12 -11
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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 1845 48.8 69.6 75.9 27.7 54.6 42.1 57.3 48.1 29.7 7.3 83
1845 48.8 69.6 75.9 27.7 54.6 42.1 57.3 48.1 29.7 7.3 83
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 79 89 89 82 68 54 81 86 93 79 43 75 79 50 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 23.1 12 11.2 1 5 11 3 25

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 12 12 12 12 15 9 10 14 11 13 13 13 5 8 12 14 6 12 14 14 5 11 9 11 12 14 11 9 12 9 14
! 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 459 .273 225 19 8.4 234 114 48.7

Pitch Distribution