Anthony Recker
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 240LBS | Age: 40
Draft: 2005 | Rd: 18, #551, Oakland Athletics | Alvernia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 92 80 6 10 2 1 .125 .239 .213 .452
2016 112 90 6 25 2 1 .278 .394 .433 .827
2017 7 7 1 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
7 Seasons 630 552 55 110 18 3 .199 .283 .348 .631
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .125 2 1 .452
2016 .278 2 1 .827
2017 .143 0 0 .286
7 Seasons .199 18 3 .631
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%
2015 31 351 45 4 8.9 4.3 90.1 110.3 16.3 35.6 .195 .311 .205 .273 .401 35.6 38.0 12.0
2016 32 461 72 10 13.9 8.9 92.5 108.3 18.3 41.7 .310 .615 .361 .432 .505 47.2 19.6 14.3
2017 33 21 6 0 0.0 0.0 93.5 107.0 7.3 16.7 .304 .538 .125 .357 .447 50.0 14.3 0.0
Player 833 123 14 11.4 6.6 91.7 110.3 17.2 38.2 .258 .477 .284 .361 .465 43.0 27.5 12.8
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
2015 42.2 15.6 28.9 13.3 55.6 26.7 17.8 0.0 35.6 24.4 20.0 4.4 8.9 4.3
2016 33.3 26.4 30.6 9.7 37.5 30.6 31.9 0.0 23.6 26.4 23.6 8.3 13.9 8.9
2017 66.7 16.7 16.7 0.0 83.3 16.7 0.0 0.0 33.3 0.0 16.7 16.7 0.0 0.0
Player 38.2 22.0 29.3 10.6 46.3 28.5 25.2 0.0 28.5 24.4 22.0 7.3 11.4 6.6
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.1 37.1 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 %
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 0 8 38.1 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 33.3 .360 .733 .462 100.0
2017 Slider -2.1 0 7 33.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Sinker -8.0 0 3 14.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .221 .245 .200 0.0
2017 Curveball -4.5 0 1 4.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 58 231 -4 -4 2 2 -4
2013 150 617 0 -6 4 1 0
2014 189 736 -3 -5 4 1 -3
2015 90 345 -5 -5 2 1 -7
2016 111 459 0 0 4 2 7
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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 %
2015 351 48.7 60.2 65.0 20.0 30.6 40.5 40.2 39.6 43.9 8.3 69.0
2016 461 48.2 53.6 79.0 20.1 54.2 44.9 18.8 36.2 27.5 8.2 65.8
2017 21 57.9 54.5 83.3 25.0 0.0 21.1 71.4 47.6 30.0 21.1 75.0
Player 833 48.6 56.4 72.8 20.1 43.0 42.5 29.9 37.9 34.8 8.5 67.6
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
2015 78 38
2016 62 49
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 25.8 2 4.2 -2 8 3 1 50.0
Player 25.8 2 4.2 -2 8 3 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 2 4 3 10 3 3 4 6 3 2 2 8 3 3 4 5 1 4 4 5 3 3 7 6 4 4 5 6 5 4 2
Player 2 4 3 10 3 3 4 6 3 2 2 8 3 3 4 5 1 4 4 5 3 3 7 6 4 4 5 6 5 4 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, 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.1 92.5 2.4 93.5 1.0
Launch Angle 16.3 18.3 2.0 7.3 -11.0
Barrel % 8.9 13.9 5.0 0.0 -13.9
Hard Hit % 35.6 47.2 11.6 50.0 2.8
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.6 41.7 6.1 16.7 -25.0
xBA .195 .310 0.115 .304 -0.006
BA .125 .278 0.153 .143 -0.135
xwOBA .273 .432 0.159 .357 -0.075
wOBA .205 .361 0.156 .125 -0.236
xSLG .311 .615 0.304 .538 -0.077
SLG .212 .433 0.221 .143 -0.290
K% 38.0 19.6 -18.4 14.3 -5.3
BB% 12.0 14.3 2.3 0.0 -14.3
Swing % 39.6 36.2 -3.4 47.6 11.4
Whiff% 43.9 27.5 -16.4 30.0 2.5
In Zone % 48.7 48.2 -0.5 57.9 9.7
Out of Zone % 51.3 51.8 0.5 42.1 -9.7
Out of Zone Swing % 20.0 20.1 0.1 25.0 4.9
First Pitch Swing % 40.2 18.8 -21.4 71.4 52.6
First Pitch Strike % 66.3 55.4 -10.9 85.7 30.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 110 7 6.4 .344 .653
2017 Shifts R 6 0 0.0 .146
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2011 21 17.0 9.5% 0.0% 26 24.4 0.0% 7.7%
2012 45 17.4 17.8% 2.2% 60 23.3 0.0% 10.0%
2013 178 17.9 18.5% 2.2% 129 22.6 3.9% 5.4%
2014 175 19.5 7.4% 1.7% 178 24.2 0.6% 14.6%
2015 106 18.2 22.6% 5.7% 66 22.6 6.1% 15.2%
2016 142 19.1 8.5% 4.9% 106 25.5 0.9% 26.4%
2017 8 16.6 12.5% 0.0% 2 23.9 0.0% 0.0%
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