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Austin Hays
LF | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 3, #91, Baltimore Orioles | Jacksonville
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 529 488 73 125 22 71 4 .256 .308 .461 .769
4 Seasons 801 738 109 193 31 101 8 .262 .312 .449 .761
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .256 22 71 4 .769
4 Seasons .262 31 101 8 .761

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2017 22 224 45 1 2.2 84.8 105.7 8.3 24.4 .208 .307 .237 .241 .307 28.9 25.4 3.2
2019 24 291 55 3 5.5 91 108.5 11.5 47.3 .288 .468 .393 .352 .392 41.8 17.3 9.3
2020 25 537 99 4 4 87 106.9 11 27.3 .243 .352 .315 .290 .321 31.3 18.7 6
2021 26 1957 385 35 9.1 88.8 110.3 12.5 32.2 .245 .432 .328 .316 .368 39.2 20.2 5.3
Player 3009 584 43 7.4 88.4 110.3 11.8 32.2 .246 .412 .325 .309 .357 37.3 20.1 5.6
MLB 6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 22 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, 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 1031 52.7 297 270 79 51 11 3 14 38 236 .293 .287 .511 .522 .365 .370 90.4 14 14.3 15.5
2021 Breaking 662 33.8 157 148 27 13 9 1 4 57 91 .182 .179 .338 .292 .245 .230 85.3 13 40.9 29.4
2021 Offspeed 264 13.5 75 70 19 9 6 0 4 12 58 .271 .222 .529 .380 .358 .285 85.4 3 28.5 11.8
2020 Fastballs 311 57.9 87 79 23 21 0 0 2 11 68 .291 .257 .367 .360 .323 .309 87.7 10 10.7 11.3
2020 Breaking 165 30.7 28 25 6 5 0 0 1 12 14 .240 .200 .360 .307 .278 .246 83.8 10 42.6 21.4
2020 Offspeed 61 11.4 19 18 5 2 2 0 1 2 17 .278 .241 .556 .380 .327 .267 84.0 10 25.6 7.1
! 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 %
2017 55.6 15.6 20 8.9 33.3 44.4 22.2 4.4 46.7 20 17.8 8.9 2.2
2019 41.8 25.5 30.9 1.8 36.4 38.2 25.5 1.8 32.7 23.6 27.3 9.1 5.5
2020 49.5 22.2 23.2 5.1 37.4 41.4 21.2 2 42.4 25.3 21.2 4 4
2021 43.4 26.8 22.6 7.3 38.4 37.1 24.4 4.7 33 27 21 5.2 9.1
Player 45.2 25 23.3 6.5 37.7 38.5 23.8 3.9 35.6 25.9 21.4 5.7 7.4
MLB 45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6
! 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 %
2021 N/A -11.3 0 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .313 .207 0
2021 Splitter 6.6 1 12 0.6 5 .25 .5 .39 50 60 33.3 .164 .207 .268 0
2021 Cutter 2.8 4 146 7.5 43 .35 .475 .376 11.8 11.6 16.1 .322 .489 .363 41.7
2021 Curveball -1.9 -4 229 11.7 49 .114 .182 .185 46.3 44.9 30.6 .145 .187 .202 22.7
2021 Changeup 2.8 7 250 12.8 69 .277 .538 .391 27.5 13 9.7 .226 .392 .287 35.7
2021 Sinker -1.9 -6 303 15.5 90 .289 .434 .339 16.1 11.1 17.5 .26 .427 .322 37.8
2021 Slider 0.4 2 433 22.1 108 .212 .404 .284 38.6 32.4 28.7 .193 .337 .242 26.1
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 7 582 29.7 164 .279 .565 .384 14.1 14 14.6 .294 .584 .399 51.6
2020 N/A -11.1 -1 5 0.9 1 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 Splitter -12.3 -1 12 2.2 5 0 0 0 37.5 40 28.6 .085 .092 .078 33.3
2020 Curveball 0.8 1 71 13.2 11 .222 .556 .327 30.4 27.3 10.7 .229 .48 .31 42.9
2020 Changeup 1.3 1 44 8.2 13 .417 .833 .485 21.9 0 0 .326 .531 .361 15.4
2020 Cutter 3 1 44 8.2 14 .462 .462 .436 0 0 0 .312 .464 .362 15.4
2020 Slider -1.6 -2 94 17.5 17 .25 .25 .253 51.6 52.9 32.1 .184 .211 .205 28.6
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 99 18.4 33 .313 .313 .321 13.8 12.1 16 .259 .314 .267 35.7
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 1 168 31.3 40 .206 .382 .385 11.4 17.5 12.1 .235 .363 .323 40.7
2019 Cutter -2.7 -1 19 6.5 4 .25 .5 .313 10 0 0 .182 .236 .182 25
2019 Curveball 12.2 5 38 13.1 6 .6 1.2 .75 0 16.7 6.7 .269 .652 .426 25
2019 Changeup 2.8 1 29 10 11 .1 .2 .259 45 27.3 21.4 .12 .189 .184 28.6
2019 Slider -3.9 -3 73 25.1 14 .077 .077 .114 50 35.7 21.7 .203 .274 .241 12.5
2019 Sinker 2.3 1 40 13.7 15 .417 .583 .487 11.8 6.7 11.1 .409 .543 .464 54.5
2019 4-Seamer 3.9 4 91 31.3 25 .417 .875 .548 14.6 12 11.1 .364 .652 .434 57.1
2019 Splitter -5.2 0 1 0.3 0
2017 Splitter -15.5 -1 4 1.8 2 0 0 0 50 50 50 .118 .119 .109 0
2017 Curveball 2.8 1 25 11.2 4 .5 .75 .538 42.9 25 11.1 .307 .549 .363 33.3
2017 Cutter -5.3 -1 11 4.9 5 0 0 .18 14.3 0 0 .147 .172 .135 20
2017 Changeup -2.6 -1 24 10.7 7 .143 .143 .129 53.3 14.3 10 .296 .335 .274 16.7
2017 Sinker 0.2 0 38 17 12 .222 .333 .296 25 25 33.3 .151 .186 .282 42.9
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 0 63 28.1 15 .267 .467 .313 7.4 13.3 10 .334 .584 .384 46.2
2017 Slider -2.9 -2 59 26.3 18 .222 .278 .219 58.5 44.4 34.8 .102 .132 .102 10
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 63 224 -2 -1 0 0 -3
2019 75 291 0 0 5 1 6
2020 134 537 1 -5 0 3 -1
2021 529 1957 2 -15 13 10 11
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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 224 52.7 70.3 71.1 34 44.4 42.4 28.6 53.1 37 8.5 68.4
2019 291 46 65.7 84.1 30.6 54.2 42.3 28 46.7 25.7 4.1 75
2020 537 44.1 62.9 87.9 35.7 65.4 41.3 26.1 47.7 19.9 6 68.8
2021 1957 48.6 64.4 86.9 29.4 50.2 41 25.1 46.4 24.6 7.5 70.1
Player 3009 47.9 64.7 85.4 31 53.5 41.3 25.8 47.2 24.9 7 70
MLB 48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2017 92
2019 86
2020 16 41 16 11 21 11 17 20 16 70 19 81 76 67
2021 35 37 53 58 14 63 58 38 37 58 8 49 58 41
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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 22.1 4 2.5 2 2 3 1 25
2020 22.3 4 3.1 1 2 1 2 50
2021 22.4 22 20.1 2 10 16 9 40.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 5 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 1 3 2 3 1 2 2 4 4 2 3 1 4 2 4
2020 4 3 4 3 3 3 0 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 2 4
2021 22 21 23 20 24 16 21 24 17 22 23 20 13 19 19 24 15 26 19 21 11 16 16 23 22 24 22 18 24 15 25
! 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 91 87 -4 88.8 1.8
Launch Angle 11.5 11 -0.5 12.5 1.5
Barrel % 5.5 4 -1.5 9.1 5.1
Hard Hit % 41.8 31.3 -10.5 39.2 7.9
Sweet Spot % 47.3 27.3 -20 32.2 4.9
xBA .288 .243 -0.045 .245 0.002
BA .309 .279 -0.03 .256 -0.023
xwOBA .352 .29 -0.062 .316 0.026
wOBA .393 .315 -0.078 .328 0.013
xSLG .468 .352 -0.116 .432 0.08
SLG .574 .393 -0.181 .461 0.068
K% 17.3 18.7 1.4 20.2 1.5
BB% 9.3 6 -3.3 5.3 -0.7
Swing % 46.7 47.7 1 46.4 -1.3
Whiff% 25.7 19.9 -5.8 24.6 4.7
In Zone % 46 44.1 -1.9 48.6 4.5
Out of Zone % 54 55.9 1.9 51.4 -4.5
Out of Zone Swing % 30.6 35.7 5.1 29.4 -6.3
First Pitch Swing % 28 26.1 -1.9 25.1 -1
First Pitch Strike % 68 67.2 -0.8 60.5 -6.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 63 14 22.2 .208 .338
2019 R 75 9 12.0 .391 .405
2020 R 134 28 20.9 .289 .410
2021 R 529 82 15.5 .325 .345

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