Anthony Bass
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 205LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 5, #165, San Diego Padres | Wayne State College (NE)

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 3 1.41 45 0 0 44.2 45 0.94
11 Seasons 16 28 3.87 360 19 15 504.2 397 1.28
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 45 2-3 1.41 44.2 45 0.94
11 Seasons 360 16-28 3.87 504.2 397 1.28

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2015 27 1049 206 12 5.8 4.4 87.7 114.1 6.8 30.6 .257 .395 .325 .313 .347 31.1 16.5 7.4 4.50 4.05
2017 29 111 30 0 0.0 0.0 88.2 107.3 12.2 40.0 .423 .540 .477 .410 .425 40.0 3.2 0.0 14.29 7.93
2018 30 244 45 1 2.2 1.6 89.3 110.4 2.7 37.8 .293 .379 .319 .313 .385 28.9 22.6 4.8 2.94 4.15
2019 31 738 128 6 4.7 3.2 88.0 107.9 5.9 27.3 .246 .387 .241 .312 .371 36.2 22.8 9.0 3.56 4.29
2020 32 385 70 2 2.9 2.0 89.3 109.9 4.4 15.7 .173 .261 .242 .224 .244 38.6 21.0 9.0 3.51 2.10
2021 33 959 175 15 8.6 5.8 88.9 111.9 10.7 33.7 .256 .441 .312 .329 .395 40.0 22.3 9.2 3.81 4.63
2022 34 986 182 11 6.0 4.0 87.6 112.2 14.3 29.7 .219 .336 .252 .272 .337 33.5 26.5 7.3 1.54 3.03
Player 4472 836 47 5.6 4.0 88.2 114.1 8.9 30.0 .246 .381 .289 .302 .355 35.1 21.4 7.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Bass relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(55.7%) ,
Sinker
(30.3%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(9.9%) ,
Split Finger
(4.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 50.0 14.6 29.1 6.3 42.7 31.1 26.2 3.4 40.3 18.0 23.8 4.4 5.8 4.4
2017 46.7 13.3 36.7 3.3 26.7 43.3 30.0 0.0 33.3 13.3 43.3 6.7 0.0 0.0
2018 53.3 15.6 28.9 2.2 37.8 40.0 22.2 0.0 37.8 13.3 44.4 2.2 2.2 1.6
2019 54.7 16.4 22.7 6.3 43.8 35.2 21.1 3.9 39.8 18.0 28.1 4.7 4.7 3.2
2020 62.9 17.1 14.3 5.7 34.3 40.0 25.7 4.3 51.4 21.4 11.4 7.1 2.9 2.0
2021 45.1 26.3 22.9 5.7 44.0 38.3 17.7 6.9 30.3 21.1 25.1 8.0 8.6 5.8
2022 40.7 26.4 24.7 8.2 36.3 40.1 23.6 1.6 35.7 29.1 22.0 5.5 6.0 4.0
Player 48.8 20.1 24.9 6.2 40.2 36.8 23.0 3.6 37.7 20.9 25.1 5.6 5.6 4.0
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 Splitter TOR R 40 86.7 26.5 -5.5 -17 10.4 -1.6 -13
2022 4-Seamer TOR R 98 95.0 13.5 0.7 5 6.4 -1.0 -13
2022 Sinker TOR R 299 95.4 16.2 -4.2 -21 13.7 -1.4 -9
2022 Slider TOR R 549 86.6 38.0 3.7 11 4.7 -0.2 -5
2021 Splitter MIA R 8 87.9 23.5 -7.8 -25 7.2 -3.6 -33
2021 4-Seamer MIA R 70 95.4 13.3 0.8 5 5.9 -1.5 -21
2021 Sinker MIA R 402 95.3 15.8 -4.1 -21 13.3 -1.5 -10
2021 Slider MIA R 477 85.9 39.8 4.8 14 4.5 -0.5 -11
2020 Slider TOR R 150 85.8 37.5 2.1 6 4.8 0.2 3
2020 Sinker TOR R 205 94.5 16.7 -3.5 -17 13.2 -1.2 -8
2020 4-Seamer TOR R 7 95.1 14.9 -0.9 -6 7.5 0.1 2
2020 Splitter TOR R 23 86.4 24.0 -7.8 -25 7.9 -2.8 -26
2019 Slider SEA R 237 87.3 35.4 1.8 5 5.4 1.5 40
2019 Splitter SEA R 101 86.6 28.1 -4.4 -14 6.5 -4.0 -38
2019 Sinker SEA R 344 95.3 17.0 -3.7 -18 13.6 -1.2 -8
2019 4-Seamer SEA R 32 95.3 13.8 1.0 7 6.6 -1.1 -14
2018 Splitter CHC R 7 84.0 30.8 -4.5 -13 6.3 -4.6 -42
2018 4-Seamer CHC R 88 93.9 17.5 -1.9 -12 4.1 -3.4 -45
2018 Slider CHC R 70 87.0 36.0 2.1 6 4.9 0.7 16
2018 Sinker CHC R 79 94.3 18.6 -2.1 -10 12.3 -2.3 -16
2017 Sinker TEX R 49 92.1 18.1 -2.3 -11 11.7 -2.8 -19
2017 Splitter TEX R 22 84.5 28.8 -3.0 -9 11.3 -0.6 -5
2017 4-Seamer TEX R 21 93.0 15.7 -1.3 -9 1.9 -5.7 -75
2017 Slider TEX R 19 84.2 43.1 7.1 20 2.8 -1.7 -37
! 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 %
2022 Slider -1.3 -7 549 55.7 143 .180 .324 .235 43.8 38.5 28.6 .174 .270 .203 30.6
2022 Sinker -2.8 -8 299 30.3 91 .215 .266 .286 14.6 15.4 24.1 .284 .423 .359 33.8
2022 4-Seamer 0.1 0 98 9.9 28 .250 .417 .377 8.9 7.1 6.9 .291 .482 .384 54.5
2022 Splitter -2.2 -1 40 4.1 12 .250 .250 .300 38.1 16.7 40.0 .170 .233 .177 10.0
2021 Slider -0.4 -2 479 49.9 117 .182 .345 .257 39.7 35.9 26.1 .178 .346 .241 28.6
2021 Sinker 1.2 5 402 41.9 112 .298 .447 .400 11.3 11.6 14.8 .332 .498 .404 42.9
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 0 70 7.3 24 .261 .565 .360 17.6 12.5 14.3 .306 .603 .394 65.0
2021 Splitter 30.4 2 8 0.8 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .469 1.781 .911 100.0
2020 Sinker -0.3 -1 205 53.2 59 .208 .321 .289 9.9 13.6 15.4 .196 .269 .245 41.3
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 150 39.0 34 .188 .313 .243 52.2 38.2 22.0 .135 .248 .193 31.6
2020 Splitter -2.5 -1 23 6.0 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 0.0 0.0 .197 .297 .209 50.0
2020 4-Seamer 12.3 1 7 1.8 1 .000 .000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .108 .109 .105 0.0
2019 Sinker -1.8 -6 344 46.6 86 .219 .288 .292 17.7 14.0 14.5 .274 .410 .359 33.3
2019 Slider -1.3 -3 237 32.1 64 .136 .373 .251 37.3 31.3 27.0 .220 .420 .306 37.5
2019 Splitter -4.0 -4 101 13.7 27 .111 .185 .126 34.0 29.6 20.0 .175 .211 .170 26.3
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 0 32 4.3 6 .400 .400 .417 10.0 0.0 0.0 .656 .847 .656 100.0
2018 4-Seamer 2.8 2 88 36.1 23 .476 .619 .500 12.5 4.3 4.8 .458 .602 .485 25.0
2018 Sinker -0.8 -1 79 32.4 20 .300 .350 .288 15.6 35.0 28.0 .236 .291 .230 23.1
2018 Slider 0.1 0 70 28.7 17 .125 .188 .168 41.7 35.3 26.1 .183 .242 .215 50.0
2018 Splitter -3.4 0 7 2.9 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .006 .015 .006 0.0
2017 Sinker 4.1 2 49 44.1 13 .538 .615 .512 8.7 0.0 0.0 .401 .487 .380 46.2
2017 Splitter 14.5 3 22 19.8 6 .600 1.200 .783 23.1 0.0 0.0 .399 .525 .384 16.7
2017 4-Seamer 2.8 1 21 18.9 7 .429 .857 .536 8.3 0.0 0.0 .649 .840 .644 57.1
2017 Slider 3.1 1 19 17.1 5 .200 .200 .225 42.9 20.0 16.7 .128 .207 .140 25.0
! 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 Splitter 23 86.4 94 14.4 1:00 1:15 -15
2020 Sinker 203 94.5 95 19.1 12:45 1:30 -45
2020 Slider 149 85.8 33 5.9 9:15 8:15 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 70 95.4 97 17.4 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Sinker 394 95.3 94 19.6 12:45 1:30 -45
2021 Slider 479 85.9 37 6.8 8:45 7:30 75
2022 4-Seam Fastball 97 95.0 97 17.6 1:00 12:45 15
2022 Splitter 38 86.7 95 14.6 1:15 1:45 -30
2022 Sinker 294 95.4 95 19.6 12:45 1:30 -45
2022 Slider 548 86.6 34 6.2 9:15 8:00 75
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 197 725 -7 -6 3 2 -8
2012 408 1,509 4 -3 6 2 9
2013 188 692 4 0 7 3 13
2014 118 425 3 2 1 3 8
2015 271 1,044 0 -4 3 4 3
2017 31 111 4 1 0 2 6
2018 62 244 -2 -1 3 1 2
2019 183 714 -12 -7 1 5 -13
2020 102 410 1 -8 3 2 -1
2021 254 959 -8 2 8 3 5
2022 277 999 0 -15 -1 2 -14
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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 1,049 48.3 62.5 85.8 27.7 62.7 40.1 63.6 44.5 21.2 7.7 74.1
2017 111 48.6 70.4 86.8 29.8 76.5 41.4 61.3 49.5 16.4 4.5 80.0
2018 244 49.2 58.3 87.1 25.0 61.3 46.7 64.5 41.4 20.8 7.4 77.8
2019 738 43.3 63.8 84.3 29.4 51.3 41.5 63.1 43.9 27.5 6.0 74.4
2020 385 45.2 65.5 86.0 25.6 42.6 40.8 61.2 43.6 28.0 7.0 92.6
2021 959 48.9 64.0 84.0 27.6 45.9 40.0 63.8 45.4 26.9 8.7 68.7
2022 986 48.7 64.8 82.3 33.2 41.7 42.9 67.2 48.6 31.9 7.7 77.6
Player 4,472 47.5 63.7 84.5 28.9 50.7 41.4 64.2 45.4 26.4 7.5 75.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2015 38 29 42 54 38 55 29 62 66 23 49 37 29 61 13 54
2017 44 8 71
2018 72 3 56
2019 81 9 59
2020 99 96 98 95 96 88 96 31 40 35 45 59 28 75 8 62
2021 29 27 26 28 27 57 37 48 36 39 37 56 46 81 5 53
2022 83 72 80 78 81 72 74 71 83 73 55 88 86 77 7 59
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 -- 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0.0
2018 22.7 1 1.4 0 0 2 0 0.0
2019 22.3 5 4.7 0 2 2 3 60.0
2020 24.3 2 1.6 0 3 2 0 0.0
2021 22.4 11 10.5 1 4 4 7 63.6
2022 22.2 6 4.9 1 2 2 4 66.7
Player 22.5 26 23.7 2 11 13 14 53.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
2018 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
2019 5 6 6 4 5 5 6 4 6 4 5 4 4 4 5 6 5 5 3 4 6 4 4 4 4 6 5 4 5 4 5
2020 2 1 2 1 2 1 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 2
2021 11 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 10 10 12 11 9 8 10 11 11 10 9 9 11 11 11 12 10 11 12 10 12 11 11
2022 6 6 7 4 4 6 5 5 5 5 6 4 5 4 4 4 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 5 4 6 4 6
Player 26 24 27 21 24 26 24 24 24 23 27 22 19 19 22 26 25 25 20 21 26 23 21 25 23 24 25 21 28 22 27
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.3 94.1 1.8 95.3 1.2 94.5 -0.8 95.4 0.9 95.3 -0.1
Offspeed Velocity 84.5 84 -0.5 86.6 2.6 86.4 -0.2 87.9 1.5 86.7 -1.2
Breaking Velocity 84.2 87 2.8 87.3 0.3 85.8 -1.5 85.9 0.1 86.6 0.7
Exit Velocity 88.2 89.3 1.1 88 -1.3 89.3 1.3 88.9 -0.4 87.6 -1.3
Launch Angle 12.2 2.7 -9.5 5.9 3.2 4.4 -1.5 10.7 6.3 14.3 3.6
Barrel % 0 2.2 2.2 4.7 2.5 2.9 -1.8 8.6 5.7 6 -2.6
Hard Hit % 40 28.9 -11.1 36.2 7.3 38.6 2.4 40 1.4 33.5 -6.5
Sweet Spot % 40 37.8 -2.2 27.3 -10.5 15.7 -11.6 33.7 18 29.7 -4
xBA .423 .293 -0.13 .246 -0.047 .173 -0.073 .256 0.083 .219 -0.037
BA .467 .305 -0.162 .179 -0.126 .189 0.01 .241 0.052 .201 -0.04
xwOBA .41 .313 -0.097 .312 -0.001 .224 -0.088 .329 0.105 .272 -0.057
wOBA .477 .319 -0.158 .241 -0.078 .242 0.001 .312 0.07 .252 -0.06
xSLG .54 .379 -0.161 .387 0.008 .261 -0.126 .441 0.18 .336 -0.105
SLG .7 .39 -0.31 .304 -0.086 .3 -0.004 .425 0.125 .311 -0.114
K% 3.2 22.6 19.4 22.8 0.2 21 -1.8 22.3 1.3 26.5 4.2
BB% 0 4.8 4.8 9 4.2 9 0 9.2 0.2 7.3 -1.9
Swing % 49.5 41.4 -8.1 43.9 2.5 43.6 -0.3 45.4 1.8 48.6 3.2