Alex Verdugo
LF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 192LBS | Age: 26

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
2022 428 399 42 107 7 53 1 .268 .308 .381 .689
6 Seasons 1741 1587 221 451 40 180 15 .284 .338 .428 .766
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .268 7 53 1 .689
6 Seasons .284 40 180 15 .766

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%
2017 21 101 19 1 5.3 4 81.1 104.5 -2.0 36.8 .287 .426 .240 .337 .377 18.8 16.0 8.0
2018 22 347 64 3 4.7 3.5 88.4 110.4 4.8 17.2 .249 .367 .311 .313 .339 34.5 16.3 9.3
2019 23 1468 300 17 5.7 4.5 89.4 111.3 9.0 33.7 .289 .458 .341 .339 .363 39.7 13.0 6.9
2020 24 923 157 10 6.4 4.5 87.0 109.5 5.9 31.2 .238 .369 .362 .299 .338 34.4 20.4 7.7
2021 25 2346 453 33 7.3 5.5 90.0 110.8 7.7 34.9 .285 .446 .334 .342 .376 43.3 15.9 8.4
2022 26 1591 355 19 5.4 4.4 88.8 111.0 7.9 37.2 .290 .441 .300 .333 .355 38.0 11.2 5.4
Player 6776 1348 83 6.2 4.8 89.0 111.3 7.6 34.0 .280 .434 .328 .332 .362 39.4 14.7 7.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 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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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2017 57.9 10.5 31.6 0.0 42.1 10.5 47.4 10.5 31.6 5.3 31.6 0.0 5.3 4.0
2018 62.5 14.1 18.8 4.7 32.8 43.8 23.4 0.0 37.5 14.1 25.0 3.1 4.7 3.5
2019 49.3 18.0 26.3 6.3 37.0 39.3 23.7 2.7 36.3 20.3 27.3 6.0 5.7 4.5
2020 52.2 19.1 22.9 5.7 33.8 42.7 23.6 3.8 42.0 19.1 23.6 5.1 6.4 4.5
2021 50.3 21.0 24.3 4.4 33.1 40.4 26.5 4.0 36.0 19.9 27.6 5.3 7.3 5.5
2022 47.6 22.3 25.4 4.8 29.6 41.1 29.3 2.5 34.9 22.3 27.0 7.9 5.4 4.4
Player 50.3 20.0 24.7 5.0 33.2 40.4 26.4 3.2 36.5 20.0 26.9 5.9 6.2 4.8
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 1.8 10 558 35.1 132 .353 .546 .419 10.0 9.8 9.9 .315 .509 .383 44.9
2022 Slider -3.5 -9 257 16.2 80 .118 .158 .155 19.6 15.0 13.5 .259 .343 .268 31.8
2022 Sinker 2.3 6 247 15.5 58 .370 .463 .405 6.1 3.4 3.6 .322 .436 .355 34.6
2022 Changeup 1.9 5 247 15.5 71 .269 .388 .307 19.3 12.7 14.5 .262 .396 .308 32.8
2022 Curveball -1.8 -3 140 8.8 40 .256 .359 .261 22.4 20.0 22.9 .298 .543 .349 40.6
2022 Cutter -0.8 -1 94 5.9 27 .269 .346 .285 17.4 3.7 5.6 .372 .564 .413 52.0
2022 Splitter -8.4 -4 46 2.9 17 .059 .059 .053 31.0 17.6 13.6 .121 .171 .128 14.3
2022 N/A -5.0 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .189 .452 .261 100.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 5 887 37.8 200 .353 .509 .415 13.7 14.0 13.9 .293 .448 .362 46.3
2021 Changeup 0.6 2 381 16.2 114 .213 .361 .271 17.4 11.4 12.9 .305 .472 .347 38.5
2021 Sinker -0.9 -3 334 14.2 79 .260 .342 .297 14.5 19.0 18.8 .236 .327 .279 39.7
2021 Slider -0.6 -2 309 13.2 83 .263 .329 .298 22.0 19.3 13.8 .275 .416 .331 38.3
2021 Curveball 2.0 4 205 8.7 46 .262 .595 .371 27.3 23.9 17.2 .268 .563 .363 56.3
2021 Cutter 1.8 3 175 7.5 52 .396 .479 .396 23.3 17.3 21.4 .328 .463 .354 52.5
2021 Splitter -5.4 -3 48 2.0 21 .143 .286 .181 23.3 19.0 28.6 .269 .559 .351 35.3
2021 N/A 10.5 0 4 0.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 -- .401 .511 .399 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.9 3 356 38.6 73 .387 .581 .472 21.9 16.4 13.6 .253 .391 .340 38.0
2020 Sinker -0.2 0 170 18.4 38 .314 .457 .387 9.5 18.4 16.7 .238 .346 .286 35.7
2020 Slider -0.3 0 113 12.2 30 .207 .379 .263 20.4 33.3 16.9 .208 .344 .251 31.6
2020 Changeup 0.3 0 105 11.4 28 .148 .259 .225 21.6 28.6 20.5 .145 .219 .178 10.5
2020 Curveball 4.4 4 94 10.2 22 .545 .909 .623 11.4 9.1 7.4 .361 .529 .384 30.0
2020 Cutter -7.3 -3 45 4.9 14 .083 .083 .114 21.7 35.7 35.7 .136 .225 .227 37.5
2020 Splitter 3.0 1 40 4.3 15 .286 .357 .370 21.7 6.7 7.1 .304 .548 .386 61.5
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 5 591 40.3 126 .342 .541 .412 11.5 11.9 10.3 .316 .544 .396 49.5
2019 Sinker 2.5 5 218 14.9 55 .438 .729 .525 7.2 5.5 8.1 .333 .518 .403 40.0
2019 Slider -1.0 -2 215 14.6 60 .207 .448 .276 25.0 18.3 15.5 .212 .366 .245 29.2
2019 Curveball -2.8 -4 160 10.9 44 .250 .275 .244 20.8 18.2 18.6 .287 .364 .293 41.2
2019 Changeup -0.9 -1 155 10.6 53 .235 .392 .285 23.0 15.1 20.5 .285 .456 .327 37.2
2019 Cutter -1.3 -1 72 4.9 23 .273 .364 .296 11.1 13.0 10.3 .311 .380 .315 31.6
2019 Splitter -6.7 -2 34 2.3 8 .000 .000 .000 29.4 12.5 12.5 .165 .229 .149 14.3
2019 N/A 16.6 1 6 0.4 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 -- .333 .393 .317 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.8 2 115 33.1 23 .300 .550 .443 13.7 17.4 11.4 .259 .492 .370 43.8
2018 Slider -2.8 -1 52 15.0 15 .267 .400 .287 25.8 20.0 14.3 .259 .409 .291 16.7
2018 Sinker 0.5 0 42 12.1 12 .333 .556 .500 7.7 0.0 0.0 .375 .461 .460 33.3
2018 Changeup 1.3 1 40 11.5 11 .333 .333 .373 15.0 9.1 10.0 .174 .191 .265 25.0
2018 Curveball -0.7 0 26 7.5 5 .200 .200 .180 25.0 40.0 25.0 .218 .247 .205 33.3
2018 Cutter -12.6 -2 12 3.5 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 33.3 50.0 .292 .302 .265 50.0
2018 Splitter -9.8 -1 10 2.9 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 0.0 0.0 .259 .293 .247 60.0
2017 4-Seamer -2.2 -1 35 34.7 10 .200 .500 .290 20.0 30.0 50.0 .273 .492 .319 28.6
2017 Sinker -0.6 0 18 17.8 5 .500 .500 .500 16.7 20.0 25.0 .253 .272 .325 0.0
2017 Slider -4.9 -1 17 16.8 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .141 .220 .146 25.0
2017 Changeup -1.0 0 9 8.9 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 -- .547 .628 .519 0.0
2017 Curveball -2.1 0 5 5.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .880 1.013 .818 0.0
! 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 1,451 0 -19 12 8 1
2020 220 923 0 -3 4 4 5
2021 645 2,525 -3 -16 22 9 12
2022 426 1,591 7 -15 7 6 4
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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 50.0 61.9 80.8 16.7 100.0 48.8 12.0 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 80.0
2019 1,468 48.7 61.2 91.2 28.9 68.8 43.3 19.7 44.6 16.0 7.2 71.2
2020 923 50.1 57.8 87.3 27.8 68.0 42.3 12.3 42.8 18.7 6.9 68.8
2021 2,346 51.0 62.2 88.7 26.5 66.4 44.0 19.4 44.7 17.7 7.3 76.2
2022 1,591 52.5 66.1 90.6 26.6 69.2 45.4 23.2 47.3 15.1 7.7 76.4
Player 6,776 50.6 62.5 89.3 27.2 68.5 43.9 19.6 45.1 16.9 7.4 74.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2017 40 12
2018 76 58
2019 57 92 57 33 66 22 29 55 79 52 93 29 90 47 61 74
2020 21 33 22 22 24 51 38 20 65 27 62 33 86 47 68 67
2021 65 90 60 40 73 59 38 66 76 67 81 42 88 56 52 6
2022 69 94 77 46 63 49 25 44 74 38 97 15 93 65 36 42
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 20.5 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0.0
2018 20.2 1 1.4 0 3 1 0 0.0
2019 22.4 12 9.3 3 7 10 2 16.7
2020 23.0 6 5.0 1 2 2 4 66.7
2021 26.7 14 16.7 -3 9 15 6 42.9
2022 29.1 7 11.1 -4 7 11 3 42.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
2018 1 3 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
2019 12 10 13 8 9 8 10 10 12 8 10 8 7 6 7 12 7 10 7 8 13 9 9 8 9 11 11 7 11 8 13
2020 6 4 7 4 6 4 0 5 6 5 6 5 4 5 5 6 5 4 4 5 5 6 6 4 5 6 4 4 5 4 6
2021 14 16 22 14 18 21 18 19 16 13 18 19 10 11 13 21 20 14 13 13 18 16 15 18 16 21 20 13 14 18 22
2022 7 16 12 9 10 15 11 11 10 8 14 11 9 7 8 11 12 14 8 11 14 10 10 11 12 9 13 9 13 10 16
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 81.1 88.4 7.3 89.4 1 87 -2.4 90 3 88.8 -1.2
Launch Angle -2 4.8 6.8 9 4.2 5.9 -3.1 7.7 1.8 7.9 0.2
Barrel % 5.3 4.7 -0.6 5.7 1 6.4 0.7 7.3 0.9 5.4 -1.9
Hard Hit % 18.8 34.5 15.7 39.7 5.2 34.4 -5.3 43.3 8.9 38 -5.3
Sweet Spot % 36.8 17.2 -19.6 33.7 16.5 31.2 -2.5 34.9 3.7 37.2 2.3
xBA .287 .249 -0.038 .289 0.04 .238 -0.051 .285 0.047 .29 0.005
BA .174 .26 0.086 .294 0.034 .308 0.014 .289 -0.019 .268 -0.021
xwOBA .337 .313 -0.024 .339 0.026 .299 -0.04 .342 0.043 .333 -0.009
wOBA .24 .311 0.071 .341 0.03 .362 0.021 .334 -0.028 .3 -0.034
xSLG .426 .367 -0.059 .458 0.091 .369 -0.089 .446 0.077 .441 -0.005
SLG .304 .377 0.073 .475 0.098 .478 0.003 .426 -0.052 .381 -0.045
K% 16 16.3 0.3 13 -3.3 20.4 7.4 15.9 -4.5 11.2 -4.7
BB% 8 9.3 1.3 6.9 -2.4 7.7 0.8 8.4 0.7 5.4 -3
Swing % 36.6 48.7 12.1 44.6 -4.1 42.8 -1.8 44.7 1.9 47.3 2.6
Whiff% 13.5 18.9 5.4 16 -2.9 18.7 2.7 17.7 -1 15.1 -2.6
In Zone % 50 49.3 -0.7 48.7 -0.6 50.1 1.4 51 0.9 52.5 1.5
Out of Zone % 50 50.7 0.7 51.3 0.6 49.9 -1.4 49 -0.9 47.5 -1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 28.5 11.8 28.9 0.4 27.8 -1.1 26.5 -1.3 26.6 0.1
First Pitch Swing % 12 24.4 12.4 19.7 -4.7 12.3 -7.4 19.4 7.1 23.2 3.8
First Pitch Strike % 52 61.6 9.6 59.3 -2.3 53.2 -6.1 57.1 3.9 59.6 2.5
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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 592 284 48.0 .318 .345
2022 L 426 136 31.9 .305 .289

Pitch Tempo