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Alex Wood
P | B/T: R/L | 6' 4" 215LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 2, #85, Atlanta Braves | Georgia
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 0 0.00 1 1 0 5.0 4 0.60
9 Seasons 54 44 3.42 189 139 0 856.2 787 1.23
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 1 1-0 0.00 5.0 4 0.60
9 Seasons 189 54-44 3.42 856.2 787 1.23

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 2909 599 26 4.3 88.2 115.2 8 31.7 .262 .393 .317 .316 .352 33.1 17.4 7.4 3.84 4.31
2016 985 165 8 4.8 89 109.2 8.1 28.5 .231 .347 .292 .290 .350 35.6 26 7.9 3.73 3.63
2017 2260 419 21 5 85.5 112.5 7.4 30.8 .232 .357 .266 .278 .341 27.8 24.6 6.2 2.72 3.32
2018 2443 454 21 4.6 88.1 113.3 8.5 31.3 .239 .364 .288 .288 .336 33.7 21.2 6.3 3.68 3.50
2019 586 113 11 9.7 89 115.9 13.4 42.5 .306 .540 .381 .374 .446 33.6 19.6 5.9 5.80 6.63
2020 282 41 2 4.9 86.3 108 13.7 39 .267 .401 .391 .339 .391 26.8 23.1 9.2 6.39 5.00
9465 1791 89 5 87.6 115.9 8.5 31.9 .248 .381 .300 .301 .352 32.1 21.2 6.8
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3

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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Sinker 131 81 50 46.5 91.2 28 24 7 5 2 0 0 4 20 .292 .280 .375 .371 .347 .342 85.5 17 2212 6.4 23.4 12.9
2020 Curveball 81 42 39 28.7 84.6 22 18 5 3 2 0 0 8 10 .278 .283 .389 .419 .363 .377 83.9 9 2240 6.3 42.4 23.5
2020 Changeup 65 59 6 23.0 84.7 14 14 5 1 2 0 2 3 11 .357 .223 .929 .431 .523 .274 89.9 12 1785 6.4 22.6 12.5
2020 4-Seam Fastball 5 2 3 1.8 91.0 2225 6.4 100.0
2019 Sinker 282 238 44 48.1 89.9 69 63 17 10 3 0 4 15 49 .270 .283 .508 .507 .346 .353 89.4 18 2112 6.1 26.5 19.7
2019 Changeup 147 133 14 25.1 83.6 41 40 12 6 3 0 3 2 38 .300 .345 .600 .613 .375 .405 91.9 6 1658 6.0 22.8 5.4
2019 Curveball 144 100 44 24.6 81.4 40 35 11 5 2 0 4 12 24 .314 .302 .714 .531 .444 .381 86.1 16 2161 5.7 23.9 21.8
2019 4-Seam Fastball 13 8 5 2.2 90.0 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333 .338 .667 .369 .406 .310 61.4 13 2036 6.0 0.0 50.0
! 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 %
2015 52.3 17.4 25.7 4.7 36.4 38.7 24.9 2.7 40.4 18.7 26 4.2 4.3
2016 55.2 16.4 23 5.5 33.9 37 29.1 4.8 37.6 17.6 26.7 4.8 4.8
2017 54.2 16.7 23.9 5.3 31 42 27 6.2 42.5 17.4 23.2 4.3 5
2018 50 20.5 25.1 4.4 41.4 36.8 21.8 3.5 37.7 21.8 26.4 4.6 4.6
2019 38.9 27.4 30.1 3.5 42.5 31 26.5 2.7 24.8 22.1 32.7 5.3 9.7
2020 39 24.4 31.7 4.9 34.1 39 26.8 0 29.3 24.4 34.1 7.3 4.9
51.3 18.7 25.3 4.7 36.5 38.4 25.1 3.9 38.7 19.4 26.1 4.5 5
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2020 Changeup LAD L 65 84.7 35.5 1.6 5 13.9 -0.1 -1
2020 4-Seamer LAD L 5 91 18.6 -1 -6 9.8 1.1 13
2020 Curveball LAD L 80 84.6 38 -5.2 -12 0.6 -10.5 -106
2020 Sinker LAD L 131 91.2 19.4 -5.4 -22 13.2 -2.1 -13
2019 4-Seamer CIN L 13 90 18.3 -0.1 -1 8.4 1.1 15
2019 Sinker CIN L 282 89.9 21 -3.6 -15 13.5 -1.1 -7
2019 Curveball CIN L 144 81.4 45.1 -4.6 -9 3.8 -6.3 -63
2019 Changeup CIN L 147 83.6 34.5 1.4 4 13.9 -0.2 -2
2018 Sinker LAD L 1050 89.9 20.4 -3.6 -15 11.5 -2.9 -20
2018 Curveball LAD L 750 82.4 42.8 -6.2 -13 2.3 -6.6 -74
2018 Changeup LAD L 643 83.7 34.1 1.4 4 14.5 0.8 6
2017 Sinker LAD L 1133 91.9 16.3 -5.5 -25 13.9 -1 -7
2017 Curveball LAD L 544 83.5 40.4 -4.6 -10 4.9 -3.5 -42
2017 Changeup LAD L 571 85.1 30.8 0.1 0 16.9 2.9 21
2016 Changeup LAD L 173 84.5 33.9 3 10 15.7 2.1 15
2016 Curveball LAD L 284 82.7 43.9 -1.9 -4 3.5 -4.2 -54
2016 Sinker LAD L 516 91.2 18.6 -2.5 -12 12.9 -1.7 -12
! 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 Changeup 4.4 3 65 23 14 .357 .929 .529 22.6 21.4 12.5 .223 .431 .274 36.4
2020 Curveball 0.5 0 81 28.7 22 .278 .389 .364 42.4 36.4 23.5 .283 .419 .374 20
2020 Sinker 0.8 1 131 46.5 28 .292 .375 .414 23.4 14.3 12.9 .28 .371 .341 25
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 0 5 1.8 100
2019 4-Seamer 6.4 1 13 2.2 3 .333 .667 .417 0 33.3 50 .338 .369 .31 0
2019 Curveball 0.1 0 144 24.6 40 .314 .714 .456 23.9 30 21.8 .302 .531 .382 33.3
2019 Changeup 3 4 147 25.1 41 .3 .6 .387 22.8 4.9 5.4 .345 .613 .405 44.7
2019 Sinker -0.2 -1 282 48.1 69 .27 .508 .37 26.5 21.7 19.7 .283 .507 .354 26.5
2018 Changeup -0.2 -1 643 26.3 174 .244 .372 .288 22.7 13.8 12.1 .255 .376 .291 29.6
2018 Curveball -0.3 -2 750 30.7 218 .243 .327 .295 33.4 31.7 22.4 .213 .297 .246 32.8
2018 Sinker -0.4 -5 1050 43 240 .254 .39 .327 14.7 17.5 17 .25 .418 .325 37.7
2017 Curveball -1.2 -7 544 24.1 163 .203 .281 .254 34.6 33.7 26.6 .192 .253 .219 24.2
2017 Changeup -2.3 -13 571 25.3 168 .172 .276 .215 29 23.2 21.4 .206 .291 .223 20
2017 Sinker -1 -11 1133 50.1 274 .255 .433 .335 17.4 20.1 20.8 .276 .469 .35 34.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Sinker 119 91.3 98 18.8 10:00 10:30 -30
2020 Changeup 55 85 95 14.7 9:15 9:00 15
2020 Curveball 68 84.7 14 2.8 6:45 6:45 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 340 1357 -9 -6 8 4 -3
2014 691 2676 -17 -18 12 7 -16
2015 799 2916 2 -34 19 9 -4
2016 261 1008 -6 -9 3 4 -7
2017 648 2427 -9 -36 6 6 -33
2018 662 2559 -5 -23 8 14 -7
2019 153 586 1 -5 8 1 5
2020 91 397 -3 -2 4 3 2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2909 49.7 63.8 86.2 26.5 63.5 46.1 62.9 45 19.5 6.5 72.2
2016 985 50 59.8 83.2 26.6 50.8 43.4 65.4 43.1 25.2 7.6 71.6
2017 2260 47.1 64.2 83.8 34.6 55.6 45.5 67.1 48.7 25.9 6.1 75.9
2018 2443 46.5 68.3 86.1 32.2 56.3 45.1 69.1 49 23.7 6.5 78.8
2019 586 45.7 69.8 79.7 31.1 62.6 45.1 67.3 48.8 24.5 5.6 72.7
2020 282 45.4 66.4 75.3 28.6 63.6 41.1 60 45.7 28.7 7.1 70
9465 47.9 65 84.6 30.4 58.1 45.2 65.9 47 23.3 6.5 74.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 29 20 37 58 24 17 70 47 54 30 49 24 29 15 4 7
2016 69 68 77 81 61 82 73 34 44 81 50 68 69 25 3 3
2017 81 66 76 80 81 31 68 89 89 69 84 63 81 38 11 10
2018 69 48 63 76 66 36 83 57 65 44 80 42 69 14 2 7
2019 12 17 12
2020 25 36 19
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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 22.7 11 10.4 1 3 7 5 45.5
2020 22.2 2 3.1 -1 3 3 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 11 12 10 12 13 8 10 12 11 11 13 13 7 9 9 12 8 11 10 11 5 11 8 12 12 11 11 8 9 10 13
2020 2 4 3 3 4 2 3 4 3 5 4 2 1 3 3 4 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 89.7 91.2 1.5 91.9 0.7 89.9 -2 89.9 0 91.1 1.2 undefined
Offspeed Velocity 83.6 84.5 0.9 85.1 0.6 83.7 -1.4 83.6 -0.1 84.7 1.1 undefined
Breaking Velocity 80.8 82.7 1.9 83.5 0.8 82.4 -1.1 81.4 -1 84.6 3.2 undefined
Exit Velocity 88.2 89 0.8 85.5 -3.5 88.1 2.6 89 0.9 86.3 -2.7 undefined
Launch Angle 8 8.1 0.1 7.4 -0.7 8.5 1.1 13.4 4.9 13.7 0.3 undefined
Barrel % 4.3 4.8 0.5 5 0.2 4.6 -0.4 9.7 5.1 4.9 -4.8 undefined
Hard Hit % 33.1 35.6 2.5 27.8 -7.8 33.7 5.9 33.6 -0.1 26.8 -6.8 undefined
Sweet Spot % 31.7 28.5 -3.2 30.8 2.3 31.3 0.5 42.5 11.2 39 -3.5 undefined
xBA .262 .231 -0.031 .232 0.001 .239 0.007 .306 0.067 .267 -0.039 undefined
BA .275 .245 -0.03 .217 -0.028 .247 0.03 .291 0.044 .304 0.013 undefined
xwOBA .316 .29 -0.026 .278 -0.012 .288 0.01 .374 0.086 .339 -0.035 undefined
wOBA .317 .292 -0.025 .266 -0.026 .288 0.022 .381 0.093 .391 0.01 undefined
xSLG .393 .347 -0.046 .357 0.01 .364 0.007 .54 0.176 .401 -0.139 undefined
SLG .392 .349 -0.043 .346 -0.003 .363 0.017 .589 0.226 .518 -0.071 undefined
K% 17.4 26 8.6 24.6 -1.4 21.2 -3.4 19.6 -1.6 23.1 3.5 undefined
BB% 7.4 7.9 0.5 6.2 -1.7 6.3 0.1 5.9 -0.4 9.2 3.3 undefined
Swing % 45 43.1 -1.9 48.7 5.6 49 0.3 48.8 -0.2 45.7 -3.1 undefined
Whiff% 19.5 25.2 5.7 25.9 0.7 23.7 -2.2 24.5 0.8 28.7 4.2 undefined
In Zone Swing % 49.7 50 0.3 47.1 -2.9 46.5 -0.6 45.7 -0.8 45.4 -0.3 undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 50.3 50 -0.3 52.9 2.9 53.5 0.6 54.3 0.8 54.6 0.3 undefined
First Pitch Swing % 28.5 29.5 1 32.7 3.2 34.5 1.8 36.6 2.1 27.7 -8.9 undefined
First Pitch Strike % 62.9 65.4 2.5 67.1 1.7 69.1 2 67.3 -1.8 60 -7.3 undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 251 .295 183 16 8.7 68 10 14.7
2017 603 .264 438 18 4.1 165 36 21.8
2018 632 .288 464 56 12.1 168 70 41.7
2019 153 .381 125 2 1.6 28 11 39.3
2020 64 .391 42 21 50.0 22 17 77.3

Pitch Distribution