Andrew Velazquez
SS | Bats/Throws: S/R | 5' 7" 170LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2012 | Rd: 7, #243, Arizona Diamondbacks | Fordham Prep School (NY)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 68 67 11 15 1 4 .224 .235 .358 .593
2022 349 322 37 63 9 17 .196 .236 .304 .540
2023 94 81 12 14 2 13 .173 .264 .284 .548
6 Seasons 624 566 77 107 12 40 .189 .244 .293 .537
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .224 1 4 .593
2022 .196 9 17 .540
2023 .173 2 13 .548
6 Seasons .189 12 40 .537
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2018 23 48 7 0 0.0 0.0 88.0 94.5 14.5 14.3 .142 .170 .368 .235 .201 0.0 25.0 8.3
2019 24 111 10 0 0.0 0.0 92.1 107.7 18.2 30.0 .128 .198 .130 .161 .317 50.0 54.2 4.2
2020 25 321 44 2 4.5 2.6 82.4 108.4 6.7 11.4 .155 .234 .231 .242 .267 15.9 29.9 13.0
2021 26 263 44 6 13.6 8.8 90.2 109.2 9.5 45.5 .220 .366 .252 .256 .380 43.2 33.8 1.5
2022 27 1320 212 14 6.6 4.0 88.0 109.1 8.2 33.0 .202 .312 .239 .246 .350 34.0 34.1 4.3
2023 28 353 54 2 3.7 2.1 87.7 104.6 8.9 27.8 .146 .231 .249 .222 .263 24.0 31.9 10.6
Player 2416 371 24 6.5 3.8 87.8 109.2 8.7 30.7 .187 .291 .239 .240 .329 31.3 33.8 6.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2018 42.9 42.9 14.3 0.0 57.1 28.6 14.3 0.0 42.9 42.9 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
2019 40.0 30.0 20.0 10.0 20.0 60.0 20.0 0.0 30.0 40.0 20.0 10.0 0.0 0.0
2020 61.4 22.7 9.1 6.8 38.6 40.9 20.5 18.2 43.2 22.7 11.4 0.0 4.5 2.6
2021 47.7 22.7 25.0 4.5 36.4 43.2 20.5 2.3 40.9 18.2 15.9 9.1 13.6 8.8
2022 50.9 24.5 20.3 4.2 30.7 43.4 25.9 9.9 33.5 18.9 24.1 6.6 6.6 4.0
2023 57.4 20.4 18.5 3.7 44.4 29.6 25.9 14.8 35.2 22.2 13.0 3.7 3.7 2.1
Player 52.3 24.0 19.1 4.6 34.5 41.2 24.3 10.2 35.8 20.8 19.7 5.7 6.5 3.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 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-Seam Fastball -1.0 -2 169 47.9 31 .217 .435 .373 31.6 25.8 17.8 .178 .299 .318 31.3
2023 Changeup 0.4 0 40 11.3 13 .167 .167 .150 40.0 53.8 35.0 .130 .154 .125 33.3
2023 Curveball -5.5 -2 32 9.1 11 .091 .091 .145 38.1 54.5 37.5 .136 .158 .190 20.0
2023 Slider -3.7 -1 29 8.2 11 .000 .000 .191 41.2 18.2 16.7 .096 .188 .274 16.7
2023 Sinker -10.6 -3 28 7.9 10 .111 .111 .100 15.8 10.0 100.0 .136 .161 .126 11.1
2023 Cutter -6.5 -2 26 7.4 7 .143 .143 .129 42.9 42.9 42.9 .123 .132 .114 25.0
2023 Split-Finger -3.9 -1 16 4.5 6 .000 .000 .000 41.7 50.0 50.0 .076 .082 .070 0.0
2023 Sweeper 20.9 1 5 1.4 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .820 2.972 1.536 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -7 554 42.0 149 .197 .299 .268 28.7 28.9 24.4 .206 .325 .256 43.9
2022 Changeup -1.1 -2 187 14.2 58 .167 .241 .203 51.5 44.8 41.3 .182 .264 .194 21.9
2022 Sinker -3.4 -5 159 12.0 47 .146 .244 .220 25.0 27.7 31.0 .233 .395 .312 37.9
2022 Curveball -2.4 -4 151 11.4 29 .107 .143 .129 44.6 48.3 31.1 .128 .154 .143 14.3
2022 Slider 2.7 4 149 11.3 36 .294 .529 .394 36.3 41.7 33.3 .212 .343 .265 31.6
2022 Cutter 1.5 1 61 4.6 16 .357 .643 .459 24.2 18.8 30.0 .225 .303 .290 9.1
2022 Sweeper -2.2 -1 25 1.9 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .293 .337 .279 0.0
2022 Split-Finger -5.3 -1 22 1.7 6 .000 .000 .000 91.7 83.3 55.6 .032 .108 .058 100.0
2022 Slurve -3.2 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .011 .022 .012 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 0 109 41.4 29 .276 .517 .334 30.2 37.9 28.9 .241 .458 .293 50.0
2021 Sinker -0.5 0 44 16.7 14 .231 .308 .268 11.1 21.4 37.5 .305 .421 .343 60.0
2021 Slider -3.2 -1 42 16.0 14 .214 .286 .218 50.0 42.9 35.3 .190 .312 .214 37.5
2021 Changeup -4.4 -1 31 11.8 4 .000 .000 .000 57.1 25.0 11.1 .048 .070 .061 0.0
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 27 10.3 5 .200 .200 .180 20.0 40.0 16.7 .147 .168 .142 33.3
2021 Split-Finger -3.6 0 5 1.9 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .091 .149 .099 0.0
2021 Cutter -2.8 0 5 1.9 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball -5.0 -7 133 41.4 26 .095 .143 .177 31.2 34.6 23.1 .126 .230 .222 14.3
2020 Sinker 1.0 1 50 15.6 13 .333 .333 .400 40.0 30.8 28.6 .155 .209 .296 16.7
2020 Changeup 8.0 3 35 10.9 11 .375 .375 .410 23.5 9.1 11.1 .341 .377 .394 12.5
2020 Slider 0.4 0 33 10.3 11 .100 .300 .209 18.2 36.4 28.6 .151 .336 .248 16.7
2020 Curveball -1.7 -1 32 10.0 8 .000 .000 .088 20.0 37.5 23.1 .051 .055 .129 25.0
2020 Cutter -2.6 -1 22 6.9 4 .250 .250 .225 30.8 25.0 14.3 .166 .191 .161 33.3
2020 Split-Finger 1.2 0 14 4.4 3 .000 .000 .300 12.5 0.0 0.0 .161 .165 .156 0.0
2020 Sweeper -16.5 0 2 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -1.1 -1 44 39.6 8 .250 .500 .313 40.9 62.5 25.0 .142 .185 .141 33.3
2019 Sinker -5.9 -2 32 28.8 7 .000 .000 .100 26.3 28.6 22.2 .217 .236 .272 50.0
2019 Changeup -12.9 -1 10 9.0 5 .000 .000 .000 57.1 60.0 75.0 .097 .329 .165 100.0
2019 Slider -1.1 0 10 9.0 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Curveball -8.6 0 5 4.5 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Cutter -1.7 0 5 4.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Split-Finger -8.1 0 1 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Sweeper 2.8 0 1 0.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 2.4 0 15 31.3 4 .000 .000 .350 80.0 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
2018 Sinker -4.4 -1 12 25.0 3 .000 .000 .000 14.3 0.0 0.0 .018 .049 .029 0.0
2018 Changeup 9.0 1 10 20.8 3 .667 .667 .600 33.3 0.0 0.0 .411 .466 .398 0.0
2018 Slider 3.1 0 6 12.5 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 50.0 50.0 .069 .074 .063 0.0
2018 Curveball -4.4 0 3 6.3 -- -- -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Split-Finger 6.4 0 1 2.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Cutter -3.4 0 1 2.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 24 111 -4 -2 0 0 -5
2020 77 321 -5 -4 3 1 -5
2021 69 264 -2 -4 1 1 -4
2022 349 1,320 -6 -17 4 4 -14
2023 90 345 -8 -3 2 1 -9
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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 %
2018 48 39.6 63.2 66.7 31.0 55.6 54.2 58.3 43.8 38.1 0.0 --
2019 111 50.5 82.1 65.2 27.3 46.7 45.9 41.7 55.0 37.7 7.2 62.5
2020 321 43.3 68.3 67.4 31.9 65.5 41.7 36.4 47.7 29.4 5.9 78.9
2021 263 52.9 73.4 71.6 27.4 38.2 47.5 52.9 51.7 33.1 9.5 92.0
2022 1,320 51.7 76.8 70.4 29.3 43.3 43.6 43.8 53.9 34.0 7.6 87.0
2023 353 51.3 81.9 66.2 27.4 39.1 42.6 48.9 55.8 34.0 8.1 89.3
Player 2,416 50.3 76.2 69.3 29.2 46.4 44.0 44.9 52.9 33.6 7.5 86.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2018 15 51
2019 55 55
2020 54 86 70 20
2021 61 97 47
2022 1 2 3 18 1 16 39 33 50 18 2 7 7 50 92 81 37
2023 14 77 17
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 22.4 1 1.4 0 0 2 0 0.0
2022 22.4 9 6.4 3 8 6 1 11.1
2023 21.0 2 1.2 1 2 1 0 0.0
Player 22.2 12 8.9 3 10 9 1 8.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
2022 9 5 5 9 7 8 7 4 5 3 6 10 7 6 7 7 7 5 5 7 7 7 11 6 4 4 7 9 7 6 4
2023 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Player 12 7 6 12 9 11 10 7 7 5 8 15 9 8 10 10 9 8 8 11 9 8 15 9 6 6 11 11 9 8 6
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.0 92.1 4.1 82.4 -9.7 90.2 7.8 88.0 -2.2 87.7 -0.3
Launch Angle 14.5 18.2 3.7 6.7 -11.5 9.5 2.8 8.2 -1.3 8.9 0.7
Barrel % 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 13.6 9.1 6.6 -7.0 3.7 -2.9
Hard Hit % 0.0 50.0 50.0 15.9 -34.1 43.2 27.3 34.0 -9.2 24.0 -10.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 14.3 30.0 15.7 11.4 -18.6 45.5 34.1 33.0 -12.5 27.8 -5.2
xBA .142 .128 -0.014 .155 0.027 .220 0.065 .202 -0.018 .146 -0.056
BA .300 .087 -0.213 .159 0.072 .224 0.065 .196 -0.028 .173 -0.023
xwOBA .235 .161 -0.074 .242 0.081 .256 0.014 .246 -0.010 .222 -0.024
wOBA .368 .130 -0.238 .231 0.101 .252 0.021 .239 -0.013 .249 0.010
xSLG .170 .198 0.028 .234 0.036 .366 0.132 .312 -0.054 .231 -0.081
SLG .400 .174 -0.226 .206 0.032 .358 0.152 .304 -0.054 .284 -0.020
K% 25.0 54.2 29.2 29.9 -24.3 33.8 3.9 34.1 0.3 31.9 -2.2
BB% 8.3 4.2 -4.1 13.0 8.8 1.5 -11.5 4.3 2.8 10.6 6.3
Swing % 43.8 55.0 11.2 47.7 -7.3 51.7 4.0 53.9 2.2 55.8 1.9
Whiff% 38.1 37.7 -0.4 29.4 -8.3 33.1 3.7 34.0 0.9 34.0 0.0
In Zone % 39.6 50.5 10.9 43.3 -7.2 52.9 9.6 51.7 -1.2 51.3 -0.4
Out of Zone % 60.4 49.5 -10.9 56.7 7.2 47.1 -9.6 48.3 1.2 48.7 0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 31.0 27.3 -3.7 31.9 4.6 27.4 -4.5 29.3 1.9 27.4 -1.9
First Pitch Swing % 58.3 41.7 -16.6 36.4 -5.3 52.9 16.5 43.8 -9.1 48.9 5.1
First Pitch Strike % 75.0 70.8 -4.2 62.3 -8.5 70.6 8.3 67.0 -3.6 64.9 -2.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts L 9 0 0.0 .352
2018 Shifts R 3 0 0.0 .416
2019 Shifts L 16 7 43.8 .135 .000
2019 Shifts R 8 0 0.0 .238
2020 Shifts L 54 16 29.6 .175 .264
2020 Shifts R 23 0 0.0 .295
2021 Shifts L 43 18 41.9 .190 .385
2021 Shifts R 25 1 4.0 .227 .000
2022 Shifts L 232 130 56.0 .178 .259
2022 Shifts R 117 1 0.9 .271 .000
2023 Shades L 64 24 37.5 .181 .291
2023 Shades R 26 3 11.5 .151 .820
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo