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Anthony Rizzo
1B | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 240LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2007 | Rd: 6, #204, Boston Red Sox | M Stoneman Douglas (FL) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 128 108 15 25 5 11 3 .231 .336 .444 .780
11 Seasons 5544 4725 704 1274 234 764 63 .270 .371 .484 .855
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .231 5 11 3 .780
11 Seasons .270 234 764 63 .855

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2751 488 39 8 88.7 112 17.3 35.7 .272 .492 .384 .380 .397 38.7 15 11.1
2016 2656 478 44 9.2 89.1 113.5 16.3 31.6 .258 .475 .392 .357 .378 37.1 16 10.9
2017 2723 486 45 9.3 88.4 113.6 15.5 34.2 .284 .519 .380 .393 .400 39.1 13 13.2
2018 2444 495 33 6.7 90.1 112.6 14.7 36 .286 .464 .359 .363 .371 40.1 12 10.5
2019 2470 429 29 6.8 89 113.4 12.6 36.8 .295 .484 .390 .386 .394 37 14 11.6
2020 985 167 13 7.8 87.7 114.5 16.7 34.7 .265 .411 .326 .353 .361 34.7 15.6 11.5
2021 533 91 8 8.8 90.6 114.2 15 33 .271 .472 .339 .364 .375 39.6 14.8 14.1
14562 2634 211 8 89 114.5 15.4 34.7 .277 .481 .376 .374 .386 38.3 14.2 11.6
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.2 21.9 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 325 61.0 74 61 13 9 0 1 3 8 54 .213 .289 .393 .547 .325 .406 90.1 14 13.1 10.0
2021 Breaking 135 25.3 38 34 11 5 4 0 2 10 25 .324 .271 .618 .432 .412 .321 93.0 21 30.9 23.3
2021 Offspeed 73 13.7 16 13 1 0 0 1 0 1 12 .077 .182 .231 .223 .229 .271 87.7 7 27.3 5.9
2020 Fastballs 608 61.8 134 110 22 16 2 0 4 18 93 .200 .275 .327 .401 .304 .360 88.3 20 15.9 11.7
2020 Breaking 251 25.5 71 61 15 7 3 0 5 16 45 .246 .243 .541 .428 .379 .344 85.7 14 26.1 17.4
2020 Offspeed 125 12.7 34 32 8 5 1 0 2 4 29 .250 .274 .469 .414 .303 .345 86.0 5 18.3 10.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 35.7 26 28.7 9.6 40.6 36.7 22.7 4.1 25.8 28.9 24.6 7.6 8
2016 38.3 26.8 26.2 8.8 43.3 34.1 22.6 4 26.4 28.9 23.2 5.9 9.2
2017 40.7 25.3 25.5 8.4 42 37.2 20.8 6.4 27.6 26.5 24.1 5.6 9.3
2018 38.8 25.5 28.3 7.5 41.8 37.8 20.4 2.4 28.3 27.1 27.1 7.1 6.7
2019 43.1 21.2 29.1 6.5 40.1 36.6 23.3 3 31.9 21.4 30.5 5.6 6.8
2020 40.1 19.2 29.3 11.4 43.1 35.3 21.6 4.8 23.4 31.7 26.9 4.8 7.8
2021 41.8 29.7 22 6.6 41.8 35.2 23.1 2.2 31.9 25.3 26.4 5.5 8.8
39.4 24.8 27.4 8.4 41.7 36.4 21.9 4 27.8 27 25.9 6.2 8
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 %
2021 N/A 9.8 0 4 0.8 1 .7 0 .7
2021 Splitter -7.1 0 6 1.1 3 0 0 .233 0 0 0 .26 .283 .39 50
2021 Cutter -3.7 -1 39 7.3 10 .1 .4 .2 18.2 0 0 .323 .679 .417 40
2021 Changeup -1.2 -1 63 11.8 12 .091 .273 .192 30 8.3 6.3 .168 .212 .209 10
2021 Curveball 8.6 5 57 10.7 16 .533 1.133 .697 16 12.5 14.3 .407 .649 .463 69.2
2021 Sinker -0.8 -1 75 14.1 21 .25 .25 .338 4.2 0 0 .245 .285 .342 18.8
2021 Slider -3.3 -3 78 14.6 22 .158 .211 .202 39.5 36.4 27.6 .164 .26 .219 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 0 211 39.6 43 .229 .457 .349 14.3 18.6 12.7 .3 .629 .437 50
2020 Splitter -5 0 8 0.8 2 0 0 0 50 50 50 .075 .079 .071 0
2020 Cutter -3.6 -2 60 6.1 12 .1 .1 .192 19.2 33.3 19 .209 .279 .29 50
2020 Curveball 1.6 2 115 11.7 31 .259 .519 .405 18.5 16.1 14.3 .243 .38 .325 27.3
2020 Changeup 2.8 3 117 11.9 32 .267 .5 .383 16.1 9.4 8.3 .288 .436 .362 25
2020 Slider 1 1 137 13.9 40 .235 .559 .385 33.3 27.5 19.3 .242 .467 .355 43.5
2020 Sinker 0.2 0 195 19.8 48 .22 .39 .343 6.8 8.3 8.9 .326 .449 .389 43.2
2020 4-Seamer -1.4 -5 353 35.8 74 .203 .322 .313 20 13.5 11.4 .251 .389 .351 32
2019 Splitter -4 -1 28 1.1 8 .375 .375 .338 35.7 25 22.2 .206 .235 .19 33.3
2019 Cutter 4.6 5 107 4.3 22 .353 .706 .505 18.2 13.6 10.7 .311 .557 .437 42.9
2019 Curveball 2.2 6 286 11.6 69 .295 .508 .396 20.3 11.6 10 .276 .37 .326 30.2
2019 Slider 1.6 6 344 13.9 90 .282 .564 .402 30.4 25.6 21.7 .266 .466 .357 32.7
2019 Changeup 0.2 1 355 14.4 100 .253 .379 .322 23.3 10 10.3 .265 .431 .342 28.2
2019 Sinker 1.9 8 406 16.4 106 .333 .56 .448 10.2 6.6 7.2 .338 .54 .438 36.4
2019 4-Seamer 1.7 15 923 37.4 209 .287 .529 .399 17.5 15.8 12.5 .311 .539 .412 45.5
2018 Splitter -1.5 -1 52 2.1 13 .083 .083 .123 36.4 23.1 25 .169 .21 .215 22.2
2018 Cutter -3.2 -4 135 5.5 29 .143 .143 .148 17.7 17.2 20 .181 .223 .197 21.7
2018 Curveball 1.2 3 218 8.9 57 .302 .509 .36 18.6 15.8 12.3 .313 .474 .352 37.8
2018 Changeup 2.8 8 285 11.7 81 .279 .529 .404 17.1 8.6 8.1 .276 .479 .371 44.4
2018 Slider 0.6 3 433 17.7 123 .261 .423 .324 23.7 15.4 14.3 .282 .426 .337 42.1
2018 Sinker 3.6 15 430 17.6 126 .398 .621 .488 8 3.2 4.5 .371 .622 .47 45
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -3 856 35 209 .256 .461 .353 15.5 13.9 13.7 .277 .47 .364 38.6
2017 Knuckleball -9.9 -1 15 0.6 4 0 0 0 37.5 25 100 .045 .064 .045 0
2017 Splitter 0.5 0 43 1.6 12 .333 .667 .417 38.1 8.3 9.1 .334 .538 .363 45.5
2017 Cutter 3.6 5 131 4.8 38 .412 .559 .453 18.2 13.2 12.8 .318 .565 .404 34.5
2017 Changeup 0.6 2 290 10.7 64 .275 .373 .345 25.4 12.5 10.4 .27 .382 .349 33.3
2017 Curveball 1.3 4 277 10.2 67 .288 .525 .387 19 10.4 9.2 .33 .582 .419 42.3
2017 Slider 0.7 3 399 14.7 109 .25 .375 .315 32.6 28.4 23.3 .228 .36 .307 40.9
2017 Sinker 0.5 3 536 19.7 139 .269 .58 .405 8.7 5 5.3 .313 .634 .439 39.3
2017 4-Seamer 1.6 16 1016 37.3 243 .263 .557 .412 13.7 12.3 10.2 .283 .553 .419 40
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 152 594 -5 -10 3 4 -9
2012 367 1334 7 -7 7 5 12
2013 682 2587 6 -17 8 12 10
2014 609 2451 8 -4 15 15 35
2015 714 2811 -1 12 27 13 51
2016 724 2884 2 8 19 15 45
2017 716 2880 4 -12 20 15 28
2018 645 2421 -9 -6 20 14 18
2019 605 2450 2 -1 22 16 39
2020 247 1017 -13 1 4 6 -2
2021 128 533 -1 -6 3 3 -1
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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 2751 40.7 67.6 88.4 31.3 69 41.5 30.7 45.9 19.2 5.3 79.2
2016 2656 44.3 63.7 86.7 29.5 67.7 42.5 26.6 44.9 19.8 5.9 71.9
2017 2723 47.6 67 87.6 27.9 67.9 43 29.4 46.5 18.2 7.1 72.9
2018 2444 46.9 68 89.4 29.5 68.8 41.6 28 47.7 17 8 73.1
2019 2470 43.8 63.6 86.1 32 70.7 43 21.7 45.7 19.7 6.6 72
2020 985 44.6 56 89.4 31.7 67.1 41.5 18.9 42.5 19.3 7.2 64.8
2021 533 47.7 63.4 85.1 27.6 64.9 40.3 28.1 44.7 20.2 6.4 58.8
14562 44.7 65.2 87.7 30.1 68.6 42.2 26.9 45.8 18.8 6.6 72.5
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 95 82 92 88 96 88 73 50 63 78 88 62 33
2016 85 59 82 81 87 87 75 52 48 74 83 64 31
2017 96 87 90 83 99 93 73 59 70 92 89 78 27 89
2018 88 92 78 58 95 69 46 74 65 94 73 85 24 84
2019 94 96 74 51 99 54 39 45 38 88 82 80 20 62
2020 71 70 45 34 91 66 49 30 29 84 75 84 10 86
2021 69 61 59 56 78 69 49 69 45 86 89 82 17 86
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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 24.6 27 23.4 4 10 13 14 51.9
2020 23.8 11 10.2 1 4 9 3 27.3
2021 23.1 5 3.9 1 4 2 2 40

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 27 22 29 24 29 20 22 27 24 25 27 24 16 21 24 27 16 23 22 25 16 22 22 25 24 29 26 21 26 18 27
2020 11 8 12 10 12 11 10 12 12 8 14 11 6 9 11 12 6 9 11 11 5 10 11 10 10 12 11 10 10 10 12
2021 5 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 6 4 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 5 3 3 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 5
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.7 89.1 0.4 88.4 -0.7 90.1 1.7 89 -1.1 87.7 -1.3 90.6 2.9
Launch Angle 17.3 16.3 -1 15.5 -0.8 14.7 -0.8 12.6 -2.1 16.7 4.1 15 -1.7
Barrel % 8 9.2 1.2 9.3 0.1 6.7 -2.6 6.8 0.1 7.8 1 8.8 1
Hard Hit % 38.7 37.1 -1.6 39.1 2 40.1 1 37 -3.1 34.7 -2.3 39.6 4.9
Sweet Spot % 35.7 31.6 -4.1 34.2 2.6 36 1.8 36.8 0.8 34.7 -2.1 33 -1.7
xBA .272 .258 -0.014 .284 0.026 .286 0.002 .295 0.009 .265 -0.03 .271 0.006
BA .278 .292 0.014 .273 -0.019 .283 0.01 .293 0.01 .222 -0.071 .231 0.009
xwOBA .38 .357 -0.023 .393 0.036 .363 -0.03 .386 0.023 .353 -0.033 .364 0.011
wOBA .384 .392 0.008 .38 -0.012 .359 -0.021 .39 0.031 .326 -0.064 .339 0.013
xSLG .492 .475 -0.017 .519 0.044 .464 -0.055 .484 0.02 .411 -0.073 .472 0.061
SLG .512 .544 0.032 .507 -0.037 .47 -0.037 .52 0.05 .414 -0.106 .444 0.03
K% 15 16 1 13 -3 12 -1 14 2 15.6 1.6 14.8 -0.8
BB% 11.1 10.9 -0.2 13.2 2.3 10.5 -2.7 11.6 1.1 11.5 -0.1 14.1 2.6
Swing % 45.9 44.9 -1 46.5 1.6 47.7 1.2 45.7 -2 42.5 -3.2 44.7 2.2
Whiff% 19.2 19.8 0.6 18.2 -1.6 17 -1.2 19.7 2.7 19.3 -0.4 20.2 0.9
In Zone % 40.7 44.3 3.6 47.6 3.3 46.9 -0.7 43.8 -3.1 44.6 0.8 47.7 3.1
Out of Zone % 59.3 55.7 -3.6 52.4 -3.3 53.1 0.7 56.2 3.1 55.4 -0.8 52.3 -3.1
Out of Zone Swing % 31.3 29.5 -1.8 27.9 -1.6 29.5 1.6 32 2.5 31.7 -0.3 27.6 -4.1
First Pitch Swing % 30.7 26.6 -4.1 29.4 2.8 28 -1.4 21.7 -6.3 18.9 -2.8 28.1 9.2
First Pitch Strike % 54.8 57.2 2.4 56.2 -1 57 0.8 51.4 -5.6 54.7 3.3 58.6 3.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 646 388 60.1 .429 .368
2017 L 678 407 60.0 .435 .342
2018 L 645 405 62.8 .344 .364
2019 L 605 420 69.4 .383 .388
2020 L 238 199 83.6 .222 .348
2021 L 128 97 75.8 .394 .321

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