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Aroldis Chapman
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 4" 218LBS | Age: 32

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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 1 1 3.09 13 0 3 11.2 22 0.86
11 Seasons 34 27 2.25 563 0 276 547.1 905 1.02
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 13 1-1 3.09 11.2 22 0.86
11 Seasons 563 34-27 2.25 547.1 905 1.02

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB % ERA xERA
2015 1169 124 7 5.6 84.5 15.2 28.2 .160 .241 .247 .246 .351 25.8 41.7 11.9 1.63 2.35
2016 976 114 2 1.8 87.7 9.8 33.3 .180 .248 .206 .227 .336 34.2 40.5 8.1 1.55 2.04
2017 874 117 6 5.1 84.4 11.3 30.8 .185 .293 .259 .256 .328 23.9 32.9 9.5 3.22 2.63
2018 920 84 4 4.8 88.7 12 31.0 .141 .218 .239 .245 .329 32.1 43.9 14.2 2.45 2.39
2019 989 123 6 4.9 86.9 12.3 38.2 .194 .280 .242 .262 .356 30.3 36.2 10.6 2.21 2.85
2020 199 18 2 11.1 83.1 24.7 38.9 .163 .314 .263 .245 .420 27.8 48.9 8.9 3.09 2.70
ALL 5127 580 27 4.7 86.2 12.6 32.6 .172 .258 .240 .247 .343 29.0 39.5 10.8
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Chapman relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(72.4%) ,
Slider
(21.6%) ,
Sinker
(4.5%) ,
Split Finger
(1.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Whiff% PutAway%
2020 4-Seam Fastball 144 94 50 72.4 97.8 25 21 2 1 0 1 0 12 9 .095 .110 .190 .212 .208 .217 85.4 28 2451 42.0 27.3
2020 Slider 43 20 23 21.6 85.1 13 12 3 1 1 0 1 5 7 .250 .265 .583 .346 .363 .291 75.7 16 2342 34.8 31.3
2020 Sinker 9 6 3 4.5 100.5 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 .250 .252 1.000 .985 .485 .456 99.2 40 2534 33.3 22.2
2020 Split Finger 3 3 0 1.5 91.1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 826 100.0 100.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 568 417 151 58.6 98.0 107 87 19 14 4 0 1 23 66 .218 .225 .299 .315 .290 .316 85.5 13 2484 25.1 22.3
2019 Slider 303 209 94 31.3 85.2 92 82 13 10 1 0 2 42 41 .159 .171 .244 .253 .218 .228 86.3 12 2489 44.5 33.9
2019 Sinker 97 93 4 10.0 100.2 29 29 4 3 1 0 0 17 12 .138 .185 .172 .285 .132 .199 91.8 13 2535 28.6 18.7
2019 Changeup 1 1 0 0.1 88.1 1695 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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
2020 4-Seamer NYY L 144 97.8 10.1 2 17 4.6 -1.6 -25
2020 Slider NYY L 43 85.1 33.3 -3.3 -9 10.8 5.9 117
2020 Splitter NYY L 3 91.1 31.5 1.6 5 4.9 -4.6 -48
2020 Sinker NYY L 9 100.5 11.2 -4.1 -27 12.9 -1.2 -9
2019 4-Seamer NYY L 568 98 9.9 2.6 21 3.5 -3.6 -50
2019 Slider NYY L 303 85.2 36.6 1 3 10.7 6.7 168
2019 Sinker NYY L 97 100.2 11.5 -4.4 -28 12.2 -1.4 -11
2019 Changeup NYY L 1 88.1 23.8 -4 -14 10.4 -3.4 -25
2018 4-Seamer NYY L 606 98.7 10.3 2.4 19 3.8 -3.4 -48
2018 Slider NYY L 234 86.2 34.3 0.3 1 10.5 6.5 162
2018 Sinker NYY L 73 100.9 11.7 -5.8 -33 13 -0.6 -4
2018 Changeup NYY L 7 91 21.2 -5.1 -19 14.5 1.2 9
2017 Changeup NYY L 30 88.7 20.7 -4.6 -18 13.1 -0.9 -6
2017 Slider NYY L 169 87.7 25.5 -4.6 -15 9.9 7 246
2017 4-Seamer NYY L 668 100 8 1.6 17 5.5 -1.5 -22
2016 4-Seamer CHC L 777 101.1 6.9 2.1 23 6.4 -1.3 -17
2016 Changeup CHC L 26 89.4 21.2 -3.6 -15 14.2 -0.7 -4
2016 Slider CHC L 147 88.9 26.2 -1.6 -6 9.4 7.8 464
2015 Slider CIN L 189 87.2 27.1 -3 -10 7.4 5.3 250
2015 Sinker CIN L 1 91.3 20.2 -0.4 -2 13.1 -1.5 -10
2015 4-Seamer CIN L 855 100.1 6.1 2.7 31 6 -1.7 -22
2015 Changeup CIN L 84 88.4 17.9 -7.4 -29 13.2 -1 -7
! 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 Splitter -8.0 0 3 1.5 3 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 .000
2020 Sinker 3.6 0 9 4.5 4 .250 1.000 .500 33.3 50.0 22.2 .252 .985 .456 50.0
2020 Slider 1.7 1 43 21.6 13 .250 .583 .373 34.8 38.5 31.3 .265 .346 .292 14.3
2020 4-Seamer -2.2 -3 144 72.4 25 .095 .190 .212 42.0 48.0 27.3 .110 .212 .217 33.3
2019 Sinker -0.8 -1 97 9.8 29 .138 .172 .136 28.6 58.6 18.7 .185 .285 .199 50.0
2019 Slider -3.0 -9 303 30.6 92 .159 .244 .223 44.5 45.7 33.9 .171 .253 .229 34.1
2019 4-Seamer -1.6 -9 568 57.4 107 .218 .299 .295 25.1 21.5 22.3 .225 .315 .321 24.2
2019 Changeup 0.0 0 1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2018 Changeup -1.9 0 7 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 20.0 .069 .242 .132 0.0
2018 Sinker -2.7 -2 73 7.9 30 .067 .133 .083 34.0 60.0 26.1 .110 .211 .137 33.3
2018 Slider -2.3 -5 234 25.4 68 .109 .203 .179 62.4 73.5 56.8 .058 .107 .108 28.6
2018 4-Seamer -1.2 -7 606 65.9 112 .185 .259 .333 29.3 21.4 19.7 .219 .308 .361 33.3
2017 Changeup 0.5 0 30 3.4 5 .400 .400 .360 30.0 20.0 12.5 .137 .168 .132 0.0
2017 Slider 0.8 1 169 19.3 39 .216 .351 .267 44.1 53.8 32.8 .134 .215 .177 31.3
2017 4-Seamer -1.6 -11 668 76.4 162 .191 .284 .276 26.8 27.8 20.5 .203 .322 .285 23.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Observed Spin-Based Gap Observed Spin-Based
2020 Slider 43 85.1 39 12.4 2:30 3:30 60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 144 97.8 90 18.8 11:30 11:15 -15
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 279 1221 -17 -9 1 5 -20
2017 235 999 -14 -10 9 2 -13
2018 217 953 -19 -7 6 4 -16
2019 249 1064 -15 -17 8 4 -20
2020 61 267 -1 -5 1 2 -4
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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 1169 45.9 66.5 63.0 31.5 45.7 41.1 55.8 47.6 43.2 7.1 72.3
2016 976 55.8 70.8 66.6 32.0 53.6 42.3 57.7 53.7 36.8 10.7 79.8
2017 874 52.9 65.9 75.6 33.3 59.6 46.6 61.9 50.8 30.0 7.7 71.6
2018 920 47.9 59.4 68.3 31.3 52.7 46.8 58.5 44.8 37.4 7.1 66.2
2019 989 51.0 63.4 75.1 29.5 52.9 42.5 59.1 47.1 31.5 7.0 70.6
2020 199 52.3 73.1 60.5 26.3 52.0 40.7 62.2 50.8 41.6 7.0 64.3
ALL 5127 50.6 65.7 69.0 31.3 52.3 43.6 58.6 48.8 36.3 7.9 72.6
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 60.6 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 37.9 21.8 27.4 12.9 32.3 37.1 30.6 3.2 32.3 25.8 22.6 4.0 5.6
2016 46.5 14.9 31.6 7.0 31.6 32.5 36.0 4.4 35.1 18.4 32.5 5.3 1.8
2017 47.9 21.4 21.4 9.4 31.6 29.9 38.5 5.1 42.7 24.8 16.2 6.0 5.1
2018 46.4 19.0 22.6 11.9 32.1 32.1 35.7 1.2 39.3 28.6 20.2 6.0 4.8
2019 42.3 19.5 30.9 7.3 38.2 38.2 23.6 4.9 31.7 23.6 26.8 4.1 4.9
2020 27.8 33.3 33.3 5.6 38.9 33.3 27.8 5.6 22.2 33.3 16.7 11.1 11.1
ALL 43.4 19.8 27.2 9.5 33.4 34.1 32.4 4.0 35.5 24.3 23.6 5.2 4.7
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 97 100 100 99 85 79 33 99 95 100 4 100 97 100 98
2016 99 98 99 99 98 99 98 71 54 99 44 99 99 100 98
2017 95 97 98 91 92 88 66 98 98 95 30 84 95 100 96
2018 97 100 100 99 84 97 79 37 75 99 2 98 97 99 95
2019 95 94 99 99 84 95 88 88 91 97 18 84 95 99 92
2020
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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 23.1 4 2.8 1.2 3 3 1 25.0
2020 23 3 2.9 0.1 0 3 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 3 6 4 3 2 2 3 4 2 4 3 1 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 1 3 2 4 3 4 3 2 3 3 4
2020 3 3 3 3 4 2 2 4 3 4 2 2 2 2 3 4 1 3 4 4 2 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 4 3 4
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 100.1 101.1 1 100 -1.1 98.9 -1.1 98.3 -0.6 98 -0.3
Offspeed Velocity 88.4 89.6 1.2 88.7 -0.9 91 2.3 88.1 -2.9 91.1 3
Breaking Velocity 87.2 88.8 1.6 87.7 -1.1 86.2 -1.5 85.2 -1 85.1 -0.1
Exit Velocity 84.5 87.7 3.2 84.4 -3.3 88.7 4.3 86.9 -1.8 83.1 -3.8
Launch Angle 15.2 9.8 -5.4 11.3 1.5 12 0.7 12.3 0.3 24.7 12.4
Barrel % 5.6 1.8 -3.8 5.1 3.3 4.8 -0.3 4.9 0.1 11.1 6.2
Hard Hit % 25.8 34.2 8.4 23.9 -10.3 32.1 8.2 30.3 -1.8 27.8 -2.5
Sweet Spot % 28.2 33.3 5.1 30.8 -2.5 31 0.2 38.2 7.2 38.9 0.7
xBA .16 .18 0.02 .185 0.005 .141 -0.044 .194 0.053 .163 -0.031
BA .181 .158 -0.023 .2 0.042 .136 -0.064 .185 0.049 .15 -0.035
xwOBA .246 .227 -0.019 .256 0.029 .245 -0.011 .262 0.017 .245 -0.017
wOBA .247 .206 -0.041 .259 0.053 .239 -0.02 .242 0.003 .263 0.021
xSLG .241 .248 0.007 .293 0.045 .218 -0.075 .28 0.062 .314 0.034
SLG .235 .227 -0.008 .297 0.07 .215 -0.082 .263 0.048 .375 0.112
K% 41.7 40.5 -1.2 32.9 -7.6 43.9 11 36.2 -7.7 48.9 12.7
BB% 11.9 8.1 -3.8 9.5 1.4 14.2 4.7 10.6 -3.6 8.9 -1.7
Swing % 47.6 53.7 6.1 50.8 -2.9 44.8 -6 47.1 2.3 50.8 3.7
Whiff% 43.2 36.8 -6.4 30 -6.8 37.4 7.4 31.5 -5.9 41.6 10.1
In Zone Swing % 45.9 55.8 9.9 52.9 -2.9 47.9 -5 51 3.1 52.3 1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 54.1 44.2 -9.9 47.1 2.9 52.1 5 49 -3.1 47.7 -1.3
First Pitch Swing % 29.1 35.1 6 34.3 -0.8 30.7 -3.6 28.1 -2.6 24.4 -3.7
First Pitch Strike % 55.8 57.7 1.9 61.9 4.2 58.5 -3.4 59.1 0.6 62.2 3.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 217 .211 174 0 0.0 43 1 2.3
2017 208 .259 143 0 0.0 65 9 13.8
2018 212 .239 157 1 0.6 55 7 12.7
2019 228 .240 173 1 0.6 55 4 7.3
2020 45 .263 30 0 0.0 15 3 20.0

Pitch Distribution