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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 604 544 88 157 13 63 6 .289 .351 .426 .778
5 Seasons 1313 1188 179 344 33 127 14 .290 .348 .444 .791
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .289 13 63 6 .778
5 Seasons .290 33 127 14 .791

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 .298 .338 34.4 20.4 7.7
2021 25 2346 453 33 7.3 90 110.8 7.7 34.9 .285 .446 .334 .342 .376 43.3 15.9 8.4
5185 993 64 6.4 89.1 111.3 7.5 32.8 .273 .426 .337 .328 .358 39.9 15.8 7.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 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 1382 59.0 326 290 97 74 16 2 5 51 242 .334 .281 .455 .417 .371 .337 90.7 11 15.3 15.9
2021 Breaking 531 22.7 136 124 33 20 9 0 4 28 97 .266 .279 .435 .471 .326 .347 90.8 7 23.1 15.3
2021 Offspeed 431 18.4 136 130 27 16 7 0 4 17 114 .208 .300 .354 .486 .252 .348 87.5 2 18.1 14.9
2020 Fastballs 568 61.5 123 108 36 23 11 0 2 23 85 .333 .237 .491 .361 .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 50.3 21 24.3 4.4 33.1 40.4 26.5 4 36 19.9 27.6 5.3 7.3
51.3 18.6 25 5.1 34.5 40.1 25.4 3.4 37.1 19.2 26.8 5.2 6.4
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 10.5 0 4 0.2 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 .401 .511 .399 0
2021 Splitter -9.6 -4 44 1.9 19 .105 .105 .095 22.2 21.1 30.8 .23 .413 .277 26.7
2021 Cutter 1.5 2 160 6.8 47 .386 .432 .37 23.8 17 20 .311 .446 .335 48.6
2021 Curveball 1.8 4 212 9 47 .256 .581 .363 28.4 23.4 16.9 .262 .55 .355 54.5
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 322 13.7 76 .257 .343 .297 15.2 19.7 19.7 .232 .324 .278 38.2
2021 Slider -0.2 -1 318 13.6 88 .275 .362 .317 20.9 19.3 14.4 .291 .434 .347 42.9
2021 Changeup 1.1 4 383 16.3 115 .22 .394 .278 17.7 11.3 12.9 .31 .499 .359 39.2
2021 4-Seamer 0.4 4 900 38.4 203 .352 .506 .409 13.5 13.8 13.7 .293 .446 .36 46.7
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 .39 .339 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 Changeup -1 0 9 8.9 1 0 0 0 25 0 .547 .628 .519 0
2017 Curveball -2.1 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .88 1.013 .818 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 645 2525 -3 -16 21 9 10
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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 2346 51 62.2 88.7 26.5 66.4 44 19.2 44.7 17.7 7.3 76.2
5185 50.1 61.3 88.8 27.4 68.3 43.5 18.4 44.5 17.4 7.3 74
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 22 34 22 21 26 51 38 20 27 62 33 86 68 67
2021 65 90 61 40 73 59 38 66 67 81 42 88 52 4
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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 11.7 0 3 12 3 25
2020 23 6 4.6 1 3 2 0 0
2021 26.7 14 17.9 -4 13 9 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 12 12 14 11 14 11 13 12 10 11 14 13 7 10 10 14 9 13 9 13 8 10 12 12 12 14 14 10 14 9 15
2020 6 3 6 4 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 4 3 5 4 5 4 3 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 5 4 5
2021 14 17 22 15 18 14 17 19 11 13 22 16 10 15 14 18 11 19 13 17 10 16 14 18 16 20 16 13 17 14 22
! 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 90 3
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 43.3 8.9
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 .289 -0.019
xwOBA .297 .28 -0.017 .335 0.055 .298 -0.037 .342 0.044
wOBA .24 .311 0.071 .341 0.03 .362 0.021 .334 -0.028
xSLG .371 .324 -0.047 .453 0.129 .369 -0.084 .446 0.077
SLG .304 .377 0.073 .475 0.098 .478 0.003 .426 -0.052
K% 16 16.3 0.3 13 -3.3 20.4 7.4 15.9 -4.5
BB% 8 9.3 1.3 6.9 -2.4 7.7 0.8 8.4 0.7
Swing % 36.6 48.7 12.1 44.6 -4.1 42.8 -1.8 44.7 1.9
Whiff% 13.5 18.9 5.4 16 -2.9 18.7 2.7 17.7 -1
In Zone % 50 49.3 -0.7 48.7 -0.6 50.1 1.4 51 0.9
Out of Zone % 50 50.7 0.7 51.3 0.6 49.9 -1.4 49 -0.9
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 19.2 7
First Pitch Strike % 52 61.6 9.6 59.2 -2.4 52.9 -6.3 56.6 3.7
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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

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