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Alex Verdugo
CF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 192LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 2, #62, Los Angeles Dodgers | Sahuaro (AZ) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 586 526 88 152 13 59 6 .289 .353 .430 .783
5 Seasons 1295 1170 179 339 33 123 14 .290 .349 .445 .794
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .289 13 59 6 .783
5 Seasons .290 33 123 14 .794

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2017 21 101 19 1 5.3 81.1 104.5 -2 36.8 .249 .371 .240 .297 .318 18.8 16 8
2018 22 347 64 3 4.7 88.4 110.4 4.8 17.2 .220 .324 .311 .280 .291 34.5 16.3 9.3
2019 23 1468 300 17 5.7 89.4 111.3 9 33.7 .286 .453 .341 .335 .358 39.7 13 6.9
2020 24 923 157 10 6.4 87 109.5 5.9 31.2 .238 .369 .362 .299 .338 34.4 20.4 7.7
2021 25 2268 436 32 7.3 89.9 110.8 7.7 34.9 .285 .444 .335 .344 .376 43.1 15.6 8.8
5107 976 63 6.5 89.1 111.3 7.5 32.8 .272 .425 .338 .328 .357 39.7 15.7 8.1
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 1343 59.3 316 280 93 70 16 2 5 49 234 .332 .284 .457 .422 .372 .342 90.9 11 15.6 15.4
2021 Breaking 510 22.5 128 116 30 18 8 0 4 26 91 .259 .271 .431 .457 .323 .342 90.4 7 22.7 14.7
2021 Offspeed 413 18.2 132 126 27 16 7 0 4 16 111 .214 .298 .365 .483 .260 .349 87.3 2 17.5 14.2
2020 Fastballs 568 61.5 123 108 36 23 11 0 2 23 85 .333 .237 .491 .362 .393 .311 87.8 7 18.7 16.1
2020 Breaking 208 22.5 53 52 18 11 4 0 3 13 39 .346 .268 .596 .416 .402 .302 85.9 6 16.7 14.9
2020 Offspeed 147 15.9 44 41 8 6 1 0 1 9 33 .195 .200 .293 .331 .226 .260 86.3 2 21.3 17.0
! 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 %
2017 57.9 10.5 31.6 0 42.1 10.5 47.4 10.5 31.6 5.3 31.6 0 5.3
2018 62.5 14.1 18.8 4.7 32.8 43.8 23.4 0 37.5 14.1 25 3.1 4.7
2019 49.3 18 26.3 6.3 37 39.3 23.7 2.7 36.3 20.3 27.3 6 5.7
2020 52.2 15.9 26.1 5.7 33.8 42.7 23.6 3.8 42 19.1 23.6 5.1 6.4
2021 49.8 21.6 24.3 4.4 32.6 40.6 26.8 3.9 36.2 19.7 27.3 5.5 7.3
51 18.9 25 5.1 34.3 40.2 25.5 3.4 37.2 19.2 26.6 5.3 6.5
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

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 N/A 10.4 0 4 0.2 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 .368 .469 .365 0
2021 Splitter -9.6 -4 44 1.9 19 .105 .105 .095 22.2 21.1 30.8 .224 .397 .271 26.7
2021 Curveball 1.4 3 204 9 43 .256 .59 .367 29.9 25.6 17.2 .246 .529 .345 51.7
2021 Cutter 0.6 1 154 6.8 45 .381 .429 .367 24.7 17.8 20.5 .303 .431 .329 48.6
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 321 14.2 77 .243 .329 .29 15.2 19.5 19.7 .23 .323 .281 38.2
2021 Slider -0.2 -1 305 13.4 84 .263 .355 .311 19.6 17.9 13.3 .286 .425 .344 42.6
2021 Changeup 1.6 6 365 16.1 111 .229 .41 .288 16.9 10.8 12 .31 .499 .362 39.4
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 5 868 38.3 194 .357 .518 .415 13.7 13.4 12.8 .302 .461 .37 47.2
2020 Cutter -6.3 -3 42 4.6 12 .091 .091 .133 23.8 33.3 30.8 .148 .245 .213 28.6
2020 Splitter -1 0 40 4.3 15 .286 .357 .31 21.7 6.7 7.1 .304 .548 .386 61.5
2020 Curveball 4.7 4 95 10.3 21 .571 .952 .652 11.8 9.5 7.4 .376 .551 .4 31.6
2020 Changeup -1.1 -1 107 11.6 29 .148 .259 .186 21.2 27.6 20.5 .145 .219 .194 15
2020 Slider -1 -1 113 12.2 32 .194 .355 .247 19.6 34.4 18.3 .195 .324 .237 30
2020 Sinker -0.2 0 170 18.4 38 .314 .457 .387 9.5 18.4 16.7 .238 .346 .286 35.7
2020 4-Seamer 1 3 356 38.6 73 .387 .581 .472 21.9 16.4 13.6 .253 .391 .34 38
2019 N/A 16.6 1 6 0.4 2 .5 1 .625 0 0 .333 .393 .317 0
2019 Splitter -6.2 -2 34 2.3 8 0 0 0 29.4 12.5 12.5 .165 .229 .149 14.3
2019 Cutter -0.9 -1 72 4.9 23 .273 .364 .296 11.1 13 10.3 .311 .38 .315 31.6
2019 Curveball -2.7 -4 160 10.9 44 .25 .275 .244 20.8 18.2 18.6 .287 .364 .293 41.2
2019 Changeup -0.6 -1 155 10.6 53 .235 .392 .285 23 15.1 20.5 .286 .461 .33 37.2
2019 Sinker 2.6 6 219 14.9 55 .438 .729 .525 7.2 5.5 8.1 .333 .518 .403 40
2019 Slider -0.8 -2 215 14.6 60 .207 .448 .276 25 18.3 15.5 .212 .366 .245 29.2
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 5 590 40.2 126 .342 .541 .412 11.5 11.9 10.3 .316 .544 .396 49.5
2018 Cutter -12.1 -1 12 3.5 3 0 0 0 16.7 33.3 50 .292 .302 .265 50
2018 Curveball -0.8 0 26 7.5 5 .2 .2 .18 25 40 25 .218 .247 .205 33.3
2018 Splitter -9.5 -1 10 2.9 5 .2 .2 .18 33.3 0 0 .259 .293 .247 60
2018 Changeup 1.4 1 40 11.5 11 .333 .333 .373 15 9.1 10 .174 .191 .265 25
2018 Sinker 0.6 0 42 12.1 12 .333 .556 .458 7.7 0 0 .334 .409 .422 33.3
2018 Slider -2.8 -1 52 15 15 .267 .4 .287 25.8 20 14.3 .259 .409 .291 16.7
2018 4-Seamer 1.9 2 115 33.1 23 .3 .55 .443 13.7 17.4 11.4 .259 .492 .37 43.8
2017 Curveball -2.1 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .88 1.013 .818 0
2017 Changeup -1 0 9 8.9 1 0 0 0 25 0 .547 .628 .519 0
2017 Slider -4.8 -1 17 16.8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .141 .22 .146 25
2017 Sinker -0.3 0 18 17.8 5 .5 .5 .5 16.7 20 25 .253 .272 .325 0
2017 4-Seamer -2.2 -1 35 34.7 10 .2 .5 .29 20 30 50 .273 .492 .319 28.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 74 298 -4 -1 3 1 -1
2019 371 1451 1 -19 12 8 2
2020 220 923 -1 -4 4 4 2
2021 576 2268 -3 -14 18 8 8
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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 %
2017 101 50 61.9 80.8 16.7 100 48.8 12 36.6 13.5 9.5 87.5
2018 347 49.3 65.3 85.4 28.5 74.4 42.6 24.4 48.7 18.9 8.4 80
2019 1468 48.7 61.2 91.2 28.9 68.8 43.3 19.6 44.6 16 7.2 71.2
2020 923 50.1 57.8 87.3 27.8 68 42.3 12.2 42.8 18.7 6.9 68.8
2021 2268 50.9 62.3 88.6 26.5 67.1 44.1 19.4 44.8 17.6 7.3 77
5107 50 61.4 88.8 27.4 68.6 43.5 18.4 44.5 17.4 7.3 74.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2017 12
2018 58
2019 55 91 54 33 63 22 29 55 52 93 29 90 61 74
2020 23 34 22 22 26 51 38 20 27 62 33 86 68 67
2021 68 92 63 43 76 59 39 63 65 83 47 89 48 5
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.4 12 11.4 1 4 11 3 25
2020 23 6 4.3 2 2 3 2 33.3
2021 26.4 13 13.7 -1 14 9 6 46.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 12 12 14 11 13 11 11 12 12 12 14 12 7 9 10 14 8 12 9 12 8 9 11 11 12 14 14 11 13 9 14
2020 6 3 6 4 5 3 5 5 5 4 5 5 3 5 4 5 4 3 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 5
2021 13 15 20 13 16 13 14 16 13 12 19 15 9 13 13 16 10 13 12 14 9 13 12 13 12 18 13 12 15 12 17
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 81.1 88.4 7.3 89.4 1 87 -2.4 89.9 2.9
Launch Angle -2 4.8 6.8 9 4.2 5.9 -3.1 7.7 1.8
Barrel % 5.3 4.7 -0.6 5.7 1 6.4 0.7 7.3 0.9
Hard Hit % 18.8 34.5 15.7 39.7 5.2 34.4 -5.3 43.1 8.7
Sweet Spot % 36.8 17.2 -19.6 33.7 16.5 31.2 -2.5 34.9 3.7
xBA .249 .22 -0.029 .286 0.066 .238 -0.048 .285 0.047
BA .174 .26 0.086 .294 0.034 .308 0.014 .287 -0.021
xwOBA .297 .28 -0.017 .335 0.055 .299 -0.036 .344 0.045
wOBA .24 .311 0.071 .341 0.03 .362 0.021 .335 -0.027
xSLG .371 .324 -0.047 .453 0.129 .369 -0.084 .444 0.075
SLG .304 .377 0.073 .475 0.098 .478 0.003 .429 -0.049
K% 16 16.3 0.3 13 -3.3 20.4 7.4 15.6 -4.8
BB% 8 9.3 1.3 6.9 -2.4 7.7 0.8 8.8 1.1
Swing % 36.6 48.7 12.1 44.6 -4.1 42.8 -1.8 44.8 2
Whiff% 13.5 18.9 5.4 16 -2.9 18.7 2.7 17.6 -1.1
In Zone % 50 49.3 -0.7 48.7 -0.6 50.1 1.4 50.9 0.8
Out of Zone % 50 50.7 0.7 51.3 0.6 49.9 -1.4 49.1 -0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 28.5 11.8 28.9 0.4 27.8 -1.1 26.5 -1.3
First Pitch Swing % 12 24.4 12.4 19.6 -4.8 12.2 -7.4 19.4 7.2
First Pitch Strike % 52 61.6 9.6 59.2 -2.4 52.9 -6.3 56.5 3.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 L 21 0 0.0 .253
2018 L 74 2 2.7 .343 .000
2019 L 376 100 26.6 .351 .313
2020 L 219 91 41.6 .396 .317
2021 L 570 280 49.1 .319 .346

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