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Anthony Alford
Popularity: ↓ 31%
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 215LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 3, #112, Toronto Blue Jays | Petal HS (MS)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 29 28 5 6 2 7 3 .214 .241 .500 .741
4 Seasons 88 83 11 14 3 9 6 .169 .216 .313 .529
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .214 2 7 3 .741
4 Seasons .169 3 9 6 .529

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2017 34 5 1 20 90.8 3.4 40 .331 .588 .154 .382 .611 40 37.5 0
2018 85 10 0 0 86.4 19.1 40 .159 .194 .150 .204 .291 40 42.9 9.5
2019 124 17 1 5.9 86.1 13.6 11.8 .142 .309 .228 .220 .305 29.4 36.7 3.3
2020 108 20 1 5 81.3 4.2 15 .176 .320 .306 .228 .296 30 27.6 3.4
351 52 3 5.8 84.8 10.1 21.2 .176 .313 .228 .234 .328 32.7 35.2 4.5
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 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 66 61.1 13 12 4 1 0 1 2 3 9 .333 .298 1.000 .623 .546 .407 87.4 10 50.0 20.0
2020 Breaking 30 27.8 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 4 7 .091 .089 .091 .095 .080 .086 79.1 2 37.5 50.0
2020 Offspeed 12 11.1 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .073 .200 .087 .176 .076 71.2 -5 37.5 14.3
2019 Fastballs 73 58.9 13 11 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 .000 .078 .000 .209 .108 .207 78.1 15 53.6 50.0
2019 Breaking 38 30.6 11 11 4 4 0 0 0 2 9 .364 .153 .364 .179 .316 .145 89.9 18 30.0 18.2
2019 Offspeed 13 10.5 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 .167 .240 .667 .729 .323 .386 84.0 3 25.0 33.3
! 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 29.7 3 10 9.3 2 1 3.5 1.8 33.3 0 0 .94 2.473 1.389 100
2020 Sinker -1.3 0 20 18.5 4 .333 .333 .4 37.5 0 0 .388 .424 .443 33.3
2020 Slider -9 -1 14 13 4 0 0 0 40 50 50 .111 .112 .111 0
2020 Changeup -8.8 -1 12 11.1 5 .2 .2 .18 37.5 20 14.3 .073 .087 .076 0
2020 Curveball -3.3 -1 16 14.8 7 .143 .143 .129 36.4 28.6 50 .077 .085 .072 40
2020 4-Seamer -0.1 0 36 33.3 7 .143 .571 .286 57.1 42.9 30 .076 .18 .106 25
2019 Cutter 8.3 0 5 4 1 .7 0 0 0 .7
2019 Sinker -2.5 0 11 8.9 2 0 0 0 75 50 100 .123 .126 .111 0
2019 Curveball 8.3 0 6 4.8 2 .5 .5 .45 25 0 0 .176 .209 .166 50
2019 Changeup -3.2 0 13 10.5 6 .167 .667 .333 25 16.7 33.3 .24 .729 .386 20
2019 Slider -1.6 -1 32 25.8 9 .333 .333 .3 31.3 22.2 20 .147 .173 .14 28.6
2019 4-Seamer -3.4 -2 57 46 10 0 0 .07 54.5 70 50 .068 .227 .176 50
2018 Changeup 3.3 0 8 9.4 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 .303 .318 .273 0
2018 Sinker 7.9 1 10 11.8 2 0 0 .8 0 0 0 .152 .167 .419 0
2018 4-Seamer -2.3 -1 28 32.9 3 0 0 .233 41.7 33.3 12.5 .02 .029 .248 0
2018 Cutter -3.6 0 10 11.8 3 0 0 0 50 66.7 50 .007 .018 .01 100
2018 Curveball -9.3 -1 11 12.9 5 0 0 0 50 60 60 .084 .106 .08 50
2018 Slider -4.1 -1 18 21.2 6 .167 .167 .15 42.9 50 33.3 .296 .374 .291 66.7
2017 Changeup -18 0 2 5.9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .338 .287 0
2017 Curveball -14.5 0 1 2.9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .432 .502 .389 0
2017 4-Seamer -3 0 12 35.3 2 0 0 0 33.3 50 25 .45 .574 .435 100
2017 Slider 7.5 1 8 23.5 2 .5 1 .625 33.3 50 33.3 .433 1.279 .693 100
2017 Sinker -9.2 -1 10 29.4 2 0 0 0 33.3 50 33.3 .068 .077 .061 0
2017 Cutter 0 0 1 2.9 0 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 30 124 -3 -1 1 1 -2
2020 29 108 3 -4 0 0 0
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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 34 29.4 70 85.7 45.8 63.6 50 25 52.9 27.8 2.9 100
2018 85 45.9 59 69.6 26.1 50 40 33.3 41.2 37.1 9.4 75
2019 124 47.6 67.8 62.5 24.6 50 41.1 20 45.2 41.1 7.3 88.9
2020 108 48.1 71.2 62.2 33.9 42.1 37 34.5 51.9 44.6 10.2 81.8
351 45.6 66.9 65.4 30.4 50 40.5 28.4 47 40 8.3 82.8
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2017 60 0 40 0 40 60 0 0 60 0 20 0 20
2018 40 40 20 0 20 40 40 0 30 40 20 10 0
2019 52.9 35.3 5.9 5.9 52.9 29.4 17.6 5.9 52.9 29.4 0 5.9 5.9
2020 55 30 15 0 25 50 25 15 35 25 15 5 5
51.9 30.8 15.4 1.9 34.6 42.3 23.1 7.7 42.3 26.9 11.5 5.8 5.8
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2017
2018
2019 99
2020 97
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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 20.7 1 1 0 0 0 1 100
2020 22.5 2 1.8 0 1 1 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2020 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2
! 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 90.8 86.4 -4.4 86.1 -0.3 81.3 -4.8
Launch Angle 3.4 19.1 15.7 13.6 -5.5 4.2 -9.4
Barrel % 20 0 -20 5.9 5.9 5 -0.9
Hard Hit % 40 40 0 29.4 -10.6 30 0.6
Sweet Spot % 40 40 0 11.8 -28.2 15 3.2
xBA .331 .159 -0.172 .142 -0.017 .176 0.034
BA .125 .105 -0.02 .179 0.074 .214 0.035
xwOBA .382 .204 -0.178 .22 0.016 .228 0.008
wOBA .154 .15 -0.004 .228 0.078 .306 0.078
xSLG .588 .194 -0.394 .309 0.115 .32 0.011
SLG .25 .105 -0.145 .286 0.181 .5 0.214
K% 37.5 42.9 5.4 36.7 -6.2 27.6 -9.1
BB% 0 9.5 9.5 3.3 -6.2 3.4 0.1
Swing % 52.9 41.2 -11.7 45.2 4 51.9 6.7
Whiff% 27.8 37.1 9.3 41.1 4 44.6 3.5
In Zone Swing % 29.4 45.9 16.5 47.6 1.7 48.1 0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 70.6 54.1 -16.5 52.4 -1.7 51.9 -0.5
First Pitch Swing % 25 33.3 8.3 20 -13.3 34.5 14.5
First Pitch Strike % 100 61.9 -38.1 50 -11.9 58.6 8.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 8 1 12.5 .000 1.232
2018 R 21 0 0.0 .150
2019 R 30 1 3.3 .235 .000
2020 R 29 0 0.0 .306