Andrew Velazquez
SS | B/T: S/R | 5' 9" 170LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 7, #243, Arizona Diamondbacks | Fordham Prep School (NY)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 282 257 29 46 5 22 12 .179 .225 .265 .490
5 Seasons 463 420 57 76 6 31 22 .181 .234 .269 .503
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .179 5 22 12 .490
5 Seasons .181 6 31 22 .503

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%
2018 23 48 7 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 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 1055 171 9 5.3 3.2 89.1 109.1 10.5 32.2 .197 .305 .218 .244 .336 35.7 33.0 4.7
Player 1798 276 17 6.2 3.7 88.4 109.2 10.2 30.4 .189 .295 .224 .241 .329 33.3 33.5 5.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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 48.5 25.7 21.6 4.1 28.7 42.1 29.2 9.4 32.2 21.6 23.4 8.2 5.3 3.2
Player 50.0 25.4 19.9 4.7 31.9 42.4 25.7 9.1 35.5 22.5 19.9 6.9 6.2 3.7
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -1.9 -8 439 41.6 122 .182 .227 .238 28.3 27.0 23.4 .204 .315 .257 45.7
2022 Changeup -0.8 -1 161 15.3 48 .159 .250 .208 51.1 45.8 40.7 .192 .289 .208 23.1
2022 Slider 3.1 4 138 13.1 32 .276 .448 .375 31.0 34.4 29.7 .221 .361 .292 27.8
2022 Curveball -2.6 -3 130 12.3 27 .111 .148 .113 38.6 51.9 35.0 .127 .153 .122 15.4
2022 Sinker -4.0 -5 126 11.9 37 .125 .250 .212 20.3 21.6 27.6 .225 .373 .300 36.0
2022 Cutter -0.7 0 41 3.9 8 .286 .714 .450 23.1 12.5 14.3 .145 .262 .241 16.7
2022 Splitter -3.1 -1 18 1.7 4 .000 .000 .000 87.5 75.0 42.9 .047 .162 .087 100.0
2022 N/A 19.5 0 2 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .843 1.090 .846 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -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 Cutter -2.8 0 5 1.9 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 Splitter -3.6 0 5 1.9 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .091 .149 .099 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -5.0 -7 133 41.4 26 .095 .143 .177 31.2 34.6 23.1 .126 .230 .222 14.3
2020 Sinker 1.1 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 .378 .393 12.5
2020 Curveball -2.6 -1 34 10.6 9 .000 .000 .078 33.3 44.4 28.6 .045 .048 .115 25.0
2020 Slider 0.4 0 33 10.3 11 .100 .300 .209 18.2 36.4 28.6 .151 .336 .248 16.7
2020 Cutter -2.6 -1 22 6.9 4 .250 .250 .225 30.8 25.0 14.3 .166 .191 .161 33.3
2020 Splitter 1.2 0 14 4.4 3 .000 .000 .300 12.5 0.0 0.0 .161 .165 .156 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -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 Slider -0.7 0 11 9.9 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Changeup -12.9 -1 10 9.0 5 .000 .000 .000 57.1 60.0 75.0 .097 .329 .165 100.0
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 N/A -5.9 0 3 2.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .020 .021 .018 0.0
2019 Splitter -8.1 0 1 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seamer 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 8.8 1 11 22.9 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 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 -4
2021 69 264 -2 -4 1 1 -4
2022 279 1,055 -6 -16 5 3 -14
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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 53.2 73.6 71.8 26.8 36.4 47.1 52.9 51.7 33.1 9.5 92.0
2022 1,055 50.8 76.9 70.4 28.7 47.0 43.5 44.4 53.2 33.0 7.0 87.8
Player 1,798 49.5 75.1 69.8 29.1 50.0 44.2 44.6 51.8 32.8 7.0 85.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 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
2019 55 64
2020 54 86 67
2021 61 96
2022 1 2 3 16 1 12 25 50 53 26 2 9 9 53 90 88
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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 1.7 -1 0 1 1 100.0
2022 22.9 5 4.4 1 5 4 1 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2
2022 5 6 6 4 4 5 5 2 5 4 4 3 3 3 5 5 4 5 4 5 6 4 3 4 5 5 4 3 6 3 8
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88 92.1 4.1 82.4 -9.7 90.2 7.8 89.1 -1.1
Launch Angle 14.5 18.2 3.7 6.7 -11.5 9.5 2.8 10.5 1
Barrel % 0 0 0 4.5 4.5 13.6 9.1 5.3 -8.3
Hard Hit % 0 50 50 15.9 -34.1 43.2 27.3 35.7 -7.5
Sweet Spot % 14.3 30 15.7 11.4 -18.6 45.5 34.1 32.2 -13.3
xBA .142 .128 -0.014 .155 0.027 .22 0.065 .197 -0.023
BA .3 .087 -0.213 .159 0.072 .224 0.065 .177 -0.047
xwOBA .235 .161 -0.074 .242 0.081 .256 0.014 .244 -0.012
wOBA .368 .13 -0.238 .231 0.101 .252 0.021 .218 -0.034
xSLG .17 .198 0.028 .234 0.036 .366 0.132 .305 -0.061
SLG .4 .174 -0.226 .206 0.032 .358 0.152 .264 -0.094
K% 25 54.2 29.2 29.9 -24.3 33.8 3.9 33 -0.8
BB% 8.3 4.2 -4.1 13 8.8 1.5 -11.5 4.7 3.2
Swing % 43.8 55 11.2 47.7 -7.3 51.7 4 53.2 1.5
Whiff% 38.1 37.7 -0.4 29.4 -8.3 33.1 3.7 33 -0.1
In Zone % 39.6 50.5 10.9 43.3 -7.2 53.2 9.9 50.8 -2.4
Out of Zone % 60.4 49.5 -10.9 56.7 7.2 46.8 -9.9 49.2 2.4
Out of Zone Swing % 31 27.3 -3.7 31.9 4.6 26.8 -5.1 28.7 1.9
First Pitch Swing % 58.3 41.7 -16.6 36.4 -5.3 52.9 16.5 44.4 -8.5
First Pitch Strike % 75 70.8 -4.2 62.3 -8.5 70.6 8.3 65.6 -5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2018 L 9 0 0.0 .352
2018 R 3 0 0.0 .416
2019 L 16 5 31.3 .111 .000
2019 R 8 0 0.0 .238
2020 L 54 15 27.8 .190 .235
2020 R 23 0 0.0 .295
2021 L 43 18 41.9 .190 .385
2021 R 25 1 4.0 .227 .000
2022 L 191 94 49.2 .168 .269
2022 R 88 1 1.1 .220 .000

Pitch Tempo