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Alex Verdugo
Popularity: ↑ 3%
CF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 192LBS | Age: 24

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
2020 221 201 36 62 6 15 4 .308 .367 .478 .844
4 Seasons 709 644 91 187 20 64 8 .290 .345 .458 .803
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .308 6 15 4 .844
4 Seasons .290 20 64 8 .803

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2017 101 19 1 5.3 81.1 -2 36.8 .295 .442 .240 .352 .397 18.8 16.0 8.0
2018 347 64 3 4.7 88.4 4.8 17.2 .250 .370 .311 .314 .340 34.5 16.3 9.3
2019 1468 300 17 5.7 89.4 8.8 33.7 .293 .463 .341 .343 .368 39.7 13.0 6.9
2020 923 157 10 6.4 87 5.9 31.2 .239 .373 .356 .291 .329 34.4 20.4 7.7
ALL 2839 540 31 5.7 88.3 7.2 31.1 .271 .424 .339 .324 .354 36.9 15.8 7.5
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 567 61.4 122 107 35 22 11 0 2 23 84 .327 .238 .486 .366 .383 .304 87.8 7 18.9 16.2
2020 Breaking 209 22.6 54 53 19 12 4 0 3 13 40 .358 .269 .604 .412 .404 .291 86.1 6 16.3 14.8
2020 Offspeed 147 15.9 44 41 8 6 1 0 1 9 33 .195 .202 .293 .343 .222 .257 86.3 2 21.3 17.0
2019 Fastballs 887 61.1 206 183 66 42 16 1 7 21 163 .361 .323 .574 .524 .419 .393 90.4 9 10.4 10.0
2019 Breaking 372 25.6 104 98 22 14 4 1 3 19 82 .224 .250 .378 .375 .255 .273 88.4 11 23.3 16.7
2019 Offspeed 192 13.2 61 58 12 8 2 0 2 9 50 .207 .282 .345 .447 .240 .317 87.9 6 24.0 19.1
! 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 %
2020 Cutter -7.2 -3 40 4.3 11 .000 .000 .064 27.8 36.4 33.3 .121 .218 .187 33.3
2020 Splitter -1.0 0 40 4.3 15 .286 .357 .310 21.7 6.7 7.1 .307 .562 .376 61.5
2020 Curveball 4.9 5 95 10.3 21 .571 .952 .652 11.8 9.5 7.4 .372 .542 .379 31.6
2020 Changeup -1.3 -1 107 11.6 29 .148 .259 .186 21.2 27.6 20.5 .148 .230 .195 15.0
2020 Slider -0.8 -1 114 12.4 33 .219 .375 .267 19.0 33.3 18.0 .202 .326 .235 28.6
2020 Sinker 0.0 0 169 18.3 37 .324 .471 .397 9.7 18.9 16.7 .244 .359 .287 37.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.0 4 358 38.8 74 .381 .571 .466 21.8 16.2 13.6 .254 .393 .331 37.3
2019 Splitter -6.0 -2 34 2.3 8 .000 .000 .000 29.4 12.5 12.5 .199 .275 .185 14.3
2019 Cutter -0.8 -1 72 4.9 23 .273 .364 .296 11.1 13.0 10.3 .318 .392 .325 31.6
2019 Curveball -2.7 -4 156 10.6 44 .250 .275 .244 20.8 18.2 18.6 .293 .372 .296 41.2
2019 Changeup -0.5 -1 158 10.8 53 .235 .392 .285 23.0 15.1 20.5 .293 .470 .337 37.2
2019 Sinker 2.8 6 219 14.9 55 .438 .729 .525 7.2 5.5 8.1 .335 .519 .406 40.0
2019 Slider -0.8 -2 216 14.7 60 .207 .448 .276 25.0 18.3 15.5 .221 .377 .257 29.2
2019 4-Seamer 1.2 7 596 40.6 128 .345 .549 .415 11.4 11.7 10.3 .319 .552 .401 48.5
2018 Cutter -12.9 -1 11 3.2 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 33.3 50.0 .310 .316 .291 50.0
2018 Curveball -0.6 0 26 7.5 5 .200 .200 .180 25.0 40.0 25.0 .228 .256 .213 33.3
2018 Splitter -9.7 -1 10 2.9 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 0.0 0.0 .268 .303 .253 60.0
2018 Changeup 1.2 1 41 11.8 11 .333 .333 .373 15.0 9.1 10.0 .172 .188 .262 25.0
2018 Sinker 0.6 0 42 12.1 12 .333 .556 .500 7.7 0.0 0.0 .353 .434 .440 33.3
2018 Slider -2.7 -1 52 15.0 15 .267 .400 .287 25.8 20.0 14.3 .259 .410 .293 16.7
2018 4-Seamer 1.9 2 115 33.1 23 .300 .550 .443 13.7 17.4 11.4 .267 .503 .376 43.8
2017 Changeup -0.9 0 9 8.9 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 .551 .602 .505 0.0
2017 Curveball -2.0 0 5 5.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .867 1.040 .831 0.0
2017 Slider -5.5 -1 15 14.9 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .197 .285 .214 25.0
2017 Sinker -0.5 0 18 17.8 5 .500 .500 .500 16.7 20.0 25.0 .229 .252 .312 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -2.2 -1 35 34.7 10 .200 .500 .290 20.0 30.0 50.0 .278 .505 .330 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 369 1449 1 -18 13 8 3
2020 218 920 -1 -4 4 3 3
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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 1468 48.7 61.2 91.2 28.9 68.8 43.3 19.6 44.6 16.0 7.2 71.2
2020 923 49.9 57.9 87.3 27.5 68.5 42.3 12.2 42.7 18.8 6.9 68.8
ALL 2839 49.2 60.6 88.9 28.0 69.9 43.0 17.6 44.2 17.2 7.3 72.1
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

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 0.0 42.1 10.5 47.4 10.5 31.6 5.3 31.6 0.0 5.3
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
2019 49.3 18.0 26.3 6.3 37.0 39.3 23.7 2.7 37.7 20.7 27.3 6.0 5.7
2020 52.2 16.6 26.8 4.5 33.8 42.7 23.6 3.8 42.0 19.1 23.6 5.1 6.4
ALL 52.0 16.9 25.7 5.4 35.7 39.8 24.4 3.0 38.7 18.9 26.1 5.2 5.7
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2017 11
2018 56
2019 55 91 55 30 65 22 28 54 52 93 29 90 60 74
2020 23 33 22 23 24 51 38 20 27 62 33 86 68 69
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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 11.2 0.8 3 11 3 25.0
2020 23 6 4.3 1.7 2 3 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 12 12 14 11 13 11 11 12 12 11 14 12 7 9 10 13 8 12 9 11 8 9 11 11 12 13 14 11 12 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
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 81.1 88.4 7.3 89.4 1 87 -2.4
Launch Angle -2 4.8 6.8 8.8 4 5.9 -2.9
Barrel % 5.3 4.7 -0.6 5.7 1 6.4 0.7
Hard Hit % 18.8 34.5 15.7 39.7 5.2 34.4 -5.3
Sweet Spot % 36.8 17.2 -19.6 33.7 16.5 31.2 -2.5
xBA .295 .25 -0.045 .293 0.043 .239 -0.054
BA .174 .26 0.086 .294 0.034 .308 0.014
xwOBA .352 .314 -0.038 .343 0.029 .291 -0.052
wOBA .24 .311 0.071 .341 0.03 .356 0.015
xSLG .442 .37 -0.072 .463 0.093 .373 -0.09
SLG .304 .377 0.073 .475 0.098 .478 0.003
K% 16 16.3 0.3 13 -3.3 20.4 7.4
BB% 8 9.3 1.3 6.9 -2.4 7.7 0.8
Swing % 36.6 48.7 12.1 44.6 -4.1 42.7 -1.9
Whiff% 13.5 18.9 5.4 16 -2.9 18.8 2.8
In Zone Swing % 50 49.3 -0.7 48.7 -0.6 49.9 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 50 50.7 0.7 51.3 0.6 50.1 -1.2
First Pitch Swing % 12 24.4 12.4 19.6 -4.8 12.2 -7.4
First Pitch Strike % 52 61.6 9.6 59.2 -2.4 52.9 -6.3
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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 .390 .312

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