Alex Verdugo
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 192LBS | Age: 27

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 243 218 39 63 5 23 3 .289 .362 .445 .807
7 Seasons 2200 1999 293 573 49 224 18 .287 .343 .432 .775
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .289 5 23 3 .807
7 Seasons .287 49 224 18 .775

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 4.0 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 32 7.1 5.3 90.0 110.8 7.7 34.7 .284 .441 .334 .340 .373 43.0 15.9 8.4
2022 26 2490 513 31 6.0 4.8 89.1 111.0 8.4 37.8 .278 .428 .319 .329 .353 38.2 13.4 6.5
2023 27 963 184 12 6.5 4.9 89.5 112.4 8.0 37.5 .298 .453 .353 .361 .383 40.2 14.0 8.6
Player 8638 1690 106 6.3 4.8 89.1 112.4 7.8 34.8 .279 .431 .334 .333 .362 39.3 14.9 7.6
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 22.1 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 7.1 5.3
2022 46.2 23.0 26.5 4.3 30.4 41.5 28.1 2.3 33.9 22.8 27.3 7.6 6.0 4.8
2023 45.1 23.9 26.6 4.3 34.2 38.0 27.7 2.7 33.2 22.8 27.7 6.0 6.5 4.9
Player 49.1 20.8 25.3 4.8 33.3 40.3 26.4 3.0 35.7 20.7 27.0 6.0 6.3 4.8
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 0.1 1 348 36.1 69 .267 .517 .391 7.6 10.1 8.4 .318 .570 .419 49.1
2023 Sinker -0.3 0 138 14.3 33 .323 .387 .336 10.2 18.2 17.6 .304 .364 .317 48.0
2023 Slider 0.7 1 121 12.6 41 .270 .432 .359 16.1 14.6 15.8 .261 .377 .320 22.6
2023 Changeup 2.9 3 110 11.4 34 .290 .323 .337 7.8 2.9 2.8 .280 .387 .326 26.7
2023 Curveball 1.3 1 101 10.5 28 .280 .400 .338 25.0 21.4 19.4 .300 .383 .339 31.6
2023 Cutter 4.8 3 65 6.7 15 .462 .923 .597 19.2 20.0 18.8 .399 .870 .556 70.0
2023 Sweeper 0.5 0 47 4.9 14 .308 .385 .332 20.8 21.4 15.8 .237 .292 .263 40.0
2023 Splitter -3.6 -1 27 2.8 7 .143 .143 .129 25.0 28.6 18.2 .293 .347 .282 80.0
2023 Slurve -2.2 0 5 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .142 .158 .129 0.0
2023 Screwball 0.0 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 2.0 18 883 35.5 200 .356 .542 .429 10.8 10.0 9.7 .318 .513 .393 50.6
2022 Sinker 0.8 3 399 16.0 100 .326 .427 .389 8.1 8.0 8.1 .271 .373 .326 29.6
2022 Changeup 0.4 2 367 14.7 102 .240 .344 .265 21.4 18.6 20.4 .242 .360 .281 27.8
2022 Slider -1.0 -4 344 13.8 96 .200 .289 .247 21.7 16.7 12.6 .257 .374 .286 28.9
2022 Curveball -1.6 -4 222 8.9 58 .246 .351 .270 20.5 20.7 19.7 .278 .514 .332 43.5
2022 Cutter 2.1 3 150 6.0 44 .372 .558 .408 14.9 4.5 5.9 .361 .561 .403 48.8
2022 Splitter -8.1 -5 60 2.4 22 .048 .048 .073 32.4 18.2 14.8 .115 .155 .145 11.8
2022 Sweeper -4.5 -2 48 1.9 15 .133 .133 .120 15.4 26.7 20.0 .237 .278 .225 36.4
2022 Slurve -5.1 -1 11 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 50.0 33.3 .092 .102 .086 100.0
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 0.5 2 379 16.2 115 .211 .358 .268 17.3 11.3 12.7 .305 .471 .347 38.1
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 335 14.3 78 .264 .347 .301 14.6 19.2 19.0 .235 .326 .279 40.4
2021 Slider -1.4 -4 277 11.8 79 .247 .274 .267 22.5 17.7 13.9 .276 .411 .326 37.3
2021 Curveball 1.9 4 197 8.4 44 .250 .525 .342 28.2 25.0 18.0 .253 .515 .340 53.3
2021 Cutter 1.9 3 181 7.7 54 .400 .480 .398 22.6 18.5 22.2 .331 .464 .356 53.7
2021 Splitter -5.6 -3 47 2.0 21 .143 .286 .090 23.3 19.0 28.6 .239 .416 .282 29.4
2021 Sweeper 4.7 1 29 1.2 3 .500 2.000 .900 18.2 33.3 9.1 .235 .636 .467 100.0
2021 Slurve 15.8 1 6 0.3 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .637 2.439 1.247 100.0
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 -7.4 -3 45 4.9 14 .083 .083 .114 21.7 35.7 35.7 .136 .225 .228 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 5 217 14.8 55 .438 .729 .525 7.3 5.5 8.3 .333 .518 .403 40.0
2019 Slider -1.0 -2 208 14.2 56 .204 .463 .279 25.2 17.9 14.7 .220 .384 .256 31.1
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 -0.9 -1 75 5.1 25 .292 .375 .308 10.3 12.0 10.0 .297 .363 .301 28.6
2019 Splitter -6.5 -2 35 2.4 8 .000 .000 .000 27.8 12.5 11.1 .165 .229 .149 14.3
2019 Sweeper -8.1 0 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .067 .080 .060 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 -3.4 0 14 13.9 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .156 .252 .165 33.3
2017 Changeup -1.6 0 8 7.9 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
2017 Sweeper -12.0 0 3 3.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .095 .122 .090 0.0
2017 Splitter 4.0 0 1 1.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! 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 -20 12 8 1
2020 220 923 0 -3 4 3 5
2021 645 2,524 -3 -20 24 9 11
2022 642 2,490 8 -16 11 8 11
2023 242 963 6 -11 8 5 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 50.0 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 61.3 91.2 28.9 68.8 43.4 19.7 44.6 16.0 7.1 71.8
2020 923 50.1 57.8 87.3 27.8 68.0 42.3 12.3 42.8 18.7 6.7 71.0
2021 2,346 51.0 62.3 88.7 26.5 66.6 44.0 19.4 44.7 17.7 7.3 76.2
2022 2,490 52.0 64.0 90.4 24.9 68.0 44.2 21.7 45.3 15.5 7.7 75.5
2023 963 53.3 54.8 94.0 22.4 65.3 45.0 16.1 39.7 13.4 8.5 70.7
Player 8,638 51.0 61.4 89.8 26.1 68.0 43.9 19.1 44.2 16.5 7.5 74.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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 Arm
Strength
2017 40 12
2018 76 58
2019 57 92 57 33 67 22 29 55 79 52 93 29 90 47 61 81
2020 22 34 22 22 24 51 38 20 65 27 62 33 85 47 68 81 99
2021 63 89 58 37 73 55 37 66 76 65 81 42 88 55 52 10 94
2022 66 92 70 50 61 60 31 51 73 39 92 27 92 73 38 13 75
2023 81 95 71 42 89 57 36 53 82 48 89 49 98 83 53 86 94
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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 0.6 0 0 1 0 0.0
2018 20.2 1 0.4 1 2 0 0 0.0
2019 22.4 12 9.2 3 9 8 2 16.7
2020 23.0 6 5.0 1 0 2 4 66.7
2021 26.7 14 15.6 -2 9 15 5 35.7
2022 28.1 11 15.6 -5 13 16 3 27.3
2023 27.6 5 4.7 0 3 2 3 60.0
Player 25.3 50 51.2 -1 36 44 17 34.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0
2018 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
2019 12 9 7 10 10 10 11 7 6 7 7 13 10 8 9 8 8 9 9 11 8 11 16 12 8 8 6 13 10 9 7
2020 6 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 4 5 6 4 4 6 4 6 6 4 6 5 5 6 4 5 4 5 5 4 5 4
2021 14 16 12 19 16 14 20 17 11 10 13 21 15 13 17 21 14 14 17 18 15 13 22 16 14 13 21 17 13 14 11
2022 11 18 10 20 15 16 17 16 9 10 8 14 22 18 16 20 16 17 15 13 19 14 24 18 14 13 13 20 19 14 10
2023 5 4 5 5 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 6 6 5 5 6 4 4 5 5 5 3 6 5 4 4 5 5 5 4 4
Player 50 54 40 60 54 51 60 50 36 35 38 61 59 49 53 60 49 50 51 54 54 47 77 57 45 42 51 62 54 47 36
! 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 2017 2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 81.1 88.4 7.3 89.4 1.0 87.0 -2.4 90.0 3.0 89.1 -0.9 89.5 0.4
Launch Angle -2.0 4.8 6.8 9.0 4.2 5.9 -3.1 7.7 1.8 8.4 0.7 8.0 -0.4
Barrel % 5.3 4.7 -0.6 5.7 1.0 6.4 0.7 7.1 0.7 6.0 -1.1 6.5 0.5
Hard Hit % 18.8 34.5 15.7 39.7 5.2 34.4 -5.3 43.0 8.6 38.2 -4.8 40.2 2.0
Sweet Spot % 36.8 17.2 -19.6 33.7 16.5 31.2 -2.5 34.7 3.5 37.8 3.1 37.5 -0.3
xBA .287 .249 -0.038 .289 0.040 .238 -0.051 .284 0.046 .278 -0.006 .298 0.020
BA .174 .260 0.086 .294 0.034 .308 0.014 .289 -0.019 .280 -0.009 .289 0.009
xwOBA .337 .313 -0.024 .339 0.026 .299 -0.040 .340 0.041 .329 -0.011 .361 0.032
wOBA .240 .311 0.071 .341 0.030 .362 0.021 .334 -0.028 .319 -0.015 .353 0.034
xSLG .426 .367 -0.059 .458 0.091 .369 -0.089 .441 0.072 .428 -0.013 .453 0.025
SLG .304 .377 0.073 .475 0.098 .478 0.003 .426 -0.052 .405 -0.021 .445 0.040
K% 16.0 16.3 0.3 13.0 -3.3 20.4 7.4 15.9 -4.5 13.4 -2.5 14.0 0.6
BB% 8.0 9.3 1.3 6.9 -2.4 7.7 0.8 8.4 0.7 6.5 -1.9 8.6 2.1
Swing % 36.6 48.7 12.1 44.6 -4.1 42.8 -1.8 44.7 1.9 45.3 0.6 39.7 -5.6
Whiff% 13.5 18.9 5.4 16.0 -2.9 18.7 2.7 17.7 -1.0 15.5 -2.2 13.4 -2.1
In Zone % 50.0 49.3 -0.7 48.7 -0.6 50.1 1.4 51.0 0.9 52.0 1.0 53.3 1.3
Out of Zone % 50.0 50.7 0.7 51.3 0.6 49.9 -1.4 49.0 -0.9 48.0 -1.0 46.7 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 28.5 11.8 28.9 0.4 27.8 -1.1 26.5 -1.3 24.9 -1.6 22.4 -2.5
First Pitch Swing % 12.0 24.4 12.4 19.7 -4.7 12.3 -7.4 19.4 7.1 21.7 2.3 16.1 -5.6
First Pitch Strike % 52.0 61.6 9.6 59.3 -2.3 53.2 -6.1 57.1 3.9 59.8 2.7 59.5 -0.3
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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 573 284 49.6 .314 .345
2022 L 637 150 23.5 .335 .280
2023 L 242 0 0.0 .353

Pitch Tempo