Austin Hays
LF | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 27

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 573 527 66 132 16 57 2 .250 .307 .412 .719
5 Seasons 1374 1265 175 325 47 158 10 .257 .310 .433 .743
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .250 16 57 2 .719
5 Seasons .257 47 158 10 .743

Statcast Batting 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%
2017 21 224 45 1 2.2 1.6 84.8 105.7 8.3 24.4 .208 .307 .237 .241 .307 28.9 25.4 3.2
2019 23 291 55 3 5.5 4 91.0 108.5 11.5 47.3 .288 .468 .393 .352 .392 41.8 17.3 9.3
2020 24 537 99 4 4 3 87.0 106.9 11.0 27.3 .245 .355 .315 .292 .324 31.3 18.7 6.0
2021 25 1957 385 35 9.1 6.6 88.8 110.3 12.5 32.2 .245 .432 .328 .316 .368 39.2 20.2 5.3
2022 26 2028 417 22 5.3 3.8 87.7 109.0 11.3 32.1 .241 .375 .315 .300 .338 37.9 19.4 5.9
Player 5037 1001 65 6.5 4.7 88.1 110.3 11.6 32.2 .244 .397 .321 .306 .350 37.6 19.8 5.8
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.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, 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
2017 55.6 15.6 20.0 8.9 33.3 44.4 22.2 4.4 46.7 20.0 17.8 8.9 2.2 1.6
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 4.0
2020 49.5 22.2 23.2 5.1 37.4 41.4 21.2 2.0 42.4 25.3 21.2 4.0 4.0 3.0
2021 43.4 26.8 22.6 7.3 38.4 37.1 24.4 4.7 33.0 27.0 21.0 5.2 9.1 6.6
2022 43.9 22.5 23.5 10.1 40.8 36.2 23.0 3.1 35.5 25.2 23.3 7.2 5.3 3.8
Player 44.7 24.0 23.4 8.0 39.0 37.6 23.5 3.6 35.6 25.6 22.2 6.3 6.5 4.7
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.

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 4-Seamer -0.9 -5 565 27.9 167 .266 .416 .330 11.1 13.2 14.2 .269 .447 .338 47.7
2022 Slider 1.0 5 502 24.8 136 .248 .426 .329 33.5 18.4 19.2 .230 .365 .279 29.8
2022 Sinker -1.0 -4 388 19.1 106 .242 .308 .309 17.7 13.2 16.9 .227 .260 .282 38.0
2022 Curveball 0.1 0 217 10.7 62 .237 .441 .306 39.2 38.7 30.4 .212 .304 .247 34.3
2022 Changeup 0.7 1 177 8.7 48 .261 .500 .352 29.9 33.3 27.1 .236 .404 .293 36.7
2022 Cutter -1.7 -2 141 7.0 43 .179 .308 .295 20.3 18.6 24.2 .222 .373 .298 22.6
2022 Splitter 11.3 4 34 1.7 8 .500 1.167 .806 31.8 25.0 15.4 .296 .726 .497 75.0
2022 N/A -29.9 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .560 1.593 .884 100.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.3 7 575 29.4 163 .281 .568 .386 14.3 14.1 14.7 .294 .586 .400 52.0
2021 Slider 0.6 3 432 22.1 106 .218 .416 .296 39.2 32.1 27.4 .193 .339 .248 26.9
2021 Sinker -2.2 -7 308 15.7 91 .286 .429 .335 15.8 11.0 17.2 .260 .426 .321 37.3
2021 Changeup 2.8 7 251 12.8 69 .277 .538 .391 27.5 13.0 9.7 .226 .392 .287 35.7
2021 Curveball -2.1 -5 223 11.4 48 .114 .182 .174 46.2 45.8 31.9 .145 .187 .191 22.7
2021 Cutter 2.2 3 153 7.8 46 .326 .442 .351 11.4 13.0 18.8 .315 .473 .352 39.5
2021 Splitter 5.5 1 13 0.7 5 .250 .500 .390 44.4 60.0 33.3 .164 .207 .268 0.0
2021 N/A -11.3 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .189 .313 .207 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.4 1 168 31.3 40 .206 .382 .385 11.4 17.5 12.1 .235 .363 .323 40.7
2020 Slider -0.5 0 101 18.8 18 .294 .471 .350 50.0 50.0 29.0 .201 .303 .243 37.5
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 99 18.4 33 .313 .313 .303 13.8 12.1 16.0 .267 .324 .275 35.7
2020 Curveball -0.7 0 65 12.1 10 .125 .125 .160 30.0 30.0 12.0 .199 .318 .251 33.3
2020 Changeup 1.3 1 44 8.2 13 .417 .833 .485 21.9 0.0 0.0 .326 .531 .361 15.4
2020 Cutter 3.0 1 43 8.0 14 .462 .462 .436 0.0 0.0 0.0 .312 .464 .362 15.4
2020 Splitter -12.5 -2 12 2.2 5 .000 .000 .000 37.5 40.0 28.6 .085 .092 .078 33.3
2020 N/A -11.0 -1 5 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 4.0 4 94 32.3 26 .440 .880 .562 14.3 11.5 11.1 .376 .659 .442 54.5
2019 Slider -3.9 -3 73 25.1 14 .077 .077 .114 50.0 35.7 21.7 .203 .274 .241 12.5
2019 Curveball 12.2 5 38 13.1 6 .600 1.200 .750 0.0 16.7 6.7 .269 .652 .426 25.0
2019 Sinker 1.8 1 37 12.7 14 .364 .545 .457 12.5 7.1 11.1 .385 .516 .452 60.0
2019 Changeup 2.8 1 29 10.0 11 .100 .200 .259 45.0 27.3 21.4 .120 .188 .184 28.6
2019 Cutter -2.7 -1 19 6.5 4 .250 .500 .313 10.0 0.0 0.0 .182 .236 .182 25.0
2019 Splitter -5.2 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 0 63 28.1 15 .267 .467 .313 7.4 13.3 10.0 .334 .584 .384 46.2
2017 Slider -3.1 -2 59 26.3 18 .222 .278 .219 58.5 44.4 34.8 .102 .132 .102 10.0
2017 Sinker 0.2 0 38 17.0 12 .222 .333 .296 25.0 25.0 33.3 .151 .186 .282 42.9
2017 Curveball 2.8 1 25 11.2 4 .500 .750 .538 42.9 25.0 11.1 .307 .549 .363 33.3
2017 Changeup -2.6 -1 24 10.7 7 .143 .143 .129 53.3 14.3 10.0 .296 .335 .274 16.7
2017 Cutter -5.3 -1 11 4.9 5 .000 .000 .180 14.3 0.0 0.0 .147 .172 .135 20.0
2017 Splitter -16.8 -1 4 1.8 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .118 .119 .109 0.0
! 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 -3 -1 0 0 -3
2019 75 291 0 0 5 1 6
2020 134 537 1 -5 0 3 -1
2021 529 1,957 2 -16 13 10 9
2022 572 2,028 3 -18 7 8 -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 %
2017 224 52.7 70.3 71.1 34.0 44.4 42.4 28.6 53.1 37.0 8.5 68.4
2019 291 46.0 65.7 84.1 30.6 54.2 42.3 28.0 46.7 25.7 4.1 75.0
2020 537 44.1 62.9 87.9 35.7 65.4 41.3 26.1 47.7 19.9 6.0 68.8
2021 1,957 48.6 64.4 86.9 29.4 50.2 41.0 25.1 46.4 24.6 7.5 70.1
2022 2,028 46.8 67.7 87.6 36.0 58.0 42.0 35.0 50.8 23.6 6.3 75.6
Player 5,037 47.5 65.9 86.3 33.0 55.5 41.6 29.6 48.6 24.3 6.7 72.1
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2017 46 92
2019 61 86
2020 16 42 16 11 22 11 17 20 39 16 70 19 81 10 76 51
2021 34 36 53 59 13 63 58 38 73 37 58 8 49 35 58 41
2022 29 38 36 34 28 40 26 26 49 36 59 18 56 12 61 8
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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 22.4 1 1.2 0 2 1 0 0.0
2019 22.1 4 2.4 2 4 1 1 25.0
2020 22.3 4 3.1 1 2 1 2 50.0
2021 22.4 22 20.8 1 10 13 11 50.0
2022 24.0 16 16.6 -1 8 9 10 62.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 3 1 1
2019 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 5 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 4 2 2 2 4 2 4 1 4 2 3
2020 4 3 4 3 3 3 0 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 4
2021 22 21 23 15 20 25 21 23 22 21 19 22 13 17 18 24 25 22 19 21 24 19 17 22 22 22 25 19 22 17 25
2022 16 15 22 14 18 17 19 11 19 18 15 14 13 16 17 19 21 17 17 19 20 14 13 16 15 19 15 13 18 14 21
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91 87 -4 88.8 1.8 87.7 -1.1
Launch Angle 11.5 11 -0.5 12.5 1.5 11.3 -1.2
Barrel % 5.5 4 -1.5 9.1 5.1 5.3 -3.8
Hard Hit % 41.8 31.3 -10.5 39.2 7.9 37.9 -1.3
Sweet Spot % 47.3 27.3 -20 32.2 4.9 32.1 -0.1
xBA .288 .245 -0.043 .245 0 .241 -0.004
BA .309 .279 -0.03 .256 -0.023 .251 -0.005
xwOBA .352 .292 -0.06 .316 0.024 .3 -0.016
wOBA .393 .315 -0.078 .328 0.013 .315 -0.013
xSLG .468 .355 -0.113 .432 0.077 .375 -0.057
SLG .574 .393 -0.181 .461 0.068 .413 -0.048
K% 17.3 18.7 1.4 20.2 1.5 19.4 -0.8
BB% 9.3 6 -3.3 5.3 -0.7 5.9 0.6
Swing % 46.7 47.7 1 46.4 -1.3 50.8 4.4
Whiff% 25.7 19.9 -5.8 24.6 4.7 23.6 -1
In Zone % 46 44.1 -1.9 48.6 4.5 46.8 -1.8
Out of Zone % 54 55.9 1.9 51.4 -4.5 53.2 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 30.6 35.7 5.1 29.4 -6.3 36 6.6
First Pitch Swing % 28 26.1 -1.9 25.1 -1 35 9.9
First Pitch Strike % 68 67.2 -0.8 60.5 -6.7 65 4.5
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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
2022 R 565 103 18.2 .314 .320

Pitch Tempo