Austin Hays
LF | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 200LBS | Age: 27

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 195 180 27 56 6 23 1 .311 .354 .506 .860
6 Seasons 1578 1453 202 383 53 184 11 .264 .315 .443 .758
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .311 6 23 1 .860
6 Seasons .264 53 184 11 .758

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 4.0 91.0 108.5 11.5 47.3 .288 .468 .393 .352 .392 41.8 17.3 9.3
2020 24 537 99 4 4.0 3.0 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 2051 424 22 5.2 3.8 87.7 109.0 11.3 32.3 .240 .372 .314 .298 .337 37.7 19.6 5.8
2023 27 719 135 18 13.3 9.2 91.6 111.0 11.3 37.0 .280 .516 .368 .361 .455 45.2 24.1 6.7
Player 5779 1143 83 7.3 5.3 88.5 111.0 11.6 32.8 .248 .411 .326 .312 .362 38.4 20.4 5.8
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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, 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
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 43.6 22.4 23.6 10.4 40.8 36.3 22.9 3.3 35.1 25.5 23.3 7.1 5.2 3.8
2023 43.7 30.4 21.5 4.4 38.5 34.8 26.7 1.5 29.6 22.2 27.4 5.9 13.3 9.2
Player 44.4 24.7 23.2 7.7 38.9 37.3 23.8 3.4 34.7 25.3 22.8 6.2 7.3 5.3
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 4.1 8 187 26.0 57 .469 .837 .578 13.2 10.5 12.5 .327 .659 .443 47.7
2023 Slider -1.0 -2 167 23.2 44 .286 .429 .325 33.8 34.1 26.8 .301 .515 .365 55.6
2023 Sinker 2.5 3 129 17.9 29 .385 .538 .471 22.2 13.8 20.0 .349 .555 .415 39.1
2023 Changeup -0.3 0 86 12.0 21 .250 .600 .369 34.1 23.8 18.5 .252 .568 .363 46.7
2023 Cutter -4.8 -3 56 7.8 16 .133 .133 .156 28.6 31.3 38.5 .198 .379 .274 30.0
2023 Curveball -5.8 -3 53 7.4 17 .176 .176 .159 37.0 29.4 20.8 .181 .231 .177 25.0
2023 Sweeper -3.3 -1 27 3.8 6 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .184 .535 .296 100.0
2023 Splitter -11.9 -1 10 1.4 4 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 57.1 -- -- .000 --
2023 Slurve 17.5 1 4 0.6 1 1.000 1.000 .900 25.0 0.0 0.0 .377 .412 .342 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.2 -7 570 27.8 169 .258 .406 .321 11.4 13.6 14.6 .264 .440 .331 47.4
2022 Slider 1.8 7 412 20.1 113 .264 .453 .354 34.4 19.5 21.0 .218 .358 .277 31.0
2022 Sinker -0.9 -4 394 19.2 109 .245 .309 .309 17.8 12.8 16.9 .231 .264 .284 37.8
2022 Curveball 0.3 1 220 10.7 64 .230 .426 .297 37.9 37.5 29.6 .209 .297 .243 35.1
2022 Changeup 0.7 1 177 8.6 48 .261 .500 .352 29.9 33.3 27.1 .236 .404 .293 36.7
2022 Cutter -2.4 -4 150 7.3 47 .186 .326 .297 17.7 19.1 24.3 .227 .369 .295 20.6
2022 Sweeper -0.9 -1 88 4.3 22 .227 .409 .270 34.9 18.2 18.2 .290 .416 .303 27.8
2022 Splitter 11.0 4 35 1.7 8 .500 1.167 .806 31.8 25.0 15.4 .296 .726 .497 75.0
2022 Slurve -1.7 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 7 575 29.4 163 .281 .568 .386 14.2 14.1 14.7 .294 .586 .400 52.0
2021 Slider 0.5 2 388 19.8 96 .226 .441 .303 38.7 33.3 29.1 .203 .359 .253 27.9
2021 Sinker -2.2 -7 308 15.7 91 .286 .429 .335 15.9 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 -2.0 -4 218 11.1 47 .116 .186 .178 45.5 44.7 31.3 .149 .192 .195 22.7
2021 Cutter 2.2 3 157 8.0 46 .326 .442 .351 11.4 13.0 18.8 .315 .473 .352 39.5
2021 Sweeper -1.1 0 42 2.1 9 .000 .000 .156 53.3 33.3 20.0 .045 .064 .193 0.0
2021 Splitter 5.5 1 13 0.7 5 .250 .500 .390 44.4 60.0 33.3 .164 .207 .268 0.0
2021 Slurve 19.3 1 3 0.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .149 .201 .146 50.0
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 Sinker -0.9 -1 99 18.4 33 .313 .313 .303 13.8 12.1 16.0 .267 .324 .275 35.7
2020 Slider -0.2 0 98 18.2 17 .313 .500 .371 48.5 47.1 26.7 .214 .322 .257 37.5
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 Sweeper -9.0 0 3 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 4.0 4 94 32.3 26 .440 .880 .562 14.3 11.5 11.1 .376 .659 .441 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 Sinker 1.8 1 37 12.7 14 .364 .545 .457 12.5 7.1 11.1 .385 .516 .452 60.0
2019 Curveball 13.3 5 36 12.4 5 .750 1.500 .900 0.0 20.0 6.7 .319 .788 .496 33.3
2019 Changeup 2.8 1 29 10.0 11 .100 .200 .259 45.0 27.3 21.4 .120 .189 .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 Slurve -8.9 0 2 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .067 .110 .074 0.0
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 -2.5 -2 60 26.8 17 .235 .294 .232 56.1 41.2 29.2 .108 .140 .108 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 Changeup -2.6 -1 24 10.7 7 .143 .143 .129 53.3 14.3 10.0 .296 .335 .274 16.7
2017 Curveball 3.0 1 22 9.8 4 .500 .750 .538 50.0 25.0 14.3 .307 .549 .363 33.3
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
2017 Sweeper -14.3 0 2 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! 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 1 -15 13 10 9
2022 582 2,051 4 -20 7 8 -2
2023 195 719 -3 -3 5 3 2
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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 41.5 26.1 47.7 19.9 6.0 68.8
2021 1,957 48.5 64.4 87.1 29.5 50.2 41.1 25.1 46.4 24.6 7.5 70.1
2022 2,051 46.7 67.7 87.7 36.2 57.8 42.2 35.7 51.0 23.5 6.2 75.6
2023 719 48.5 62.8 83.6 28.4 48.6 42.4 27.2 45.1 27.2 7.4 69.8
Player 5,779 47.5 65.5 86.0 32.6 54.7 41.8 29.7 48.2 24.6 6.7 71.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 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 Arm
Strength
2017 46 92
2019 61 86
2020 16 41 16 11 22 11 17 20 39 16 70 19 81 10 76 59 94
2021 35 35 53 59 13 63 58 38 73 37 58 8 49 35 59 45 97
2022 26 37 33 33 26 38 26 25 48 35 58 18 56 11 61 8 92
2023 82 82 88 86 53 86 84 82 70 71 36 26 38 39 68 15 92
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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 2.6 1 3 2 1 25.0
2020 22.3 4 3.0 1 1 1 2 50.0
2021 22.4 22 20.4 2 8 13 11 50.0
2022 24.0 16 15.7 0 7 8 10 62.5
2023 22.4 6 8.5 -3 6 8 2 33.3
Player 22.9 53 51.4 2 27 33 26 49.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 0
2019 4 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 4 3 3 2
2020 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
2021 22 23 20 20 23 21 23 20 16 14 18 21 21 16 19 25 18 17 23 23 20 22 26 23 17 18 23 23 20 21 19
2022 16 11 14 14 18 18 19 13 14 14 16 20 15 15 17 16 14 13 15 17 14 18 18 14 13 13 18 20 16 17 17
2023 6 6 8 7 10 9 9 6 6 7 6 10 11 7 10 8 7 7 9 11 8 9 12 10 7 7 10 9 10 10 8
Player 53 49 48 48 57 54 57 45 41 40 46 58 55 45 52 55 45 43 55 57 51 59 64 55 43 44 57 60 54 55 49
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.0 87.0 -4.0 88.8 1.8 87.7 -1.1 91.6 3.9
Launch Angle 11.5 11.0 -0.5 12.5 1.5 11.3 -1.2 11.3 0.0
Barrel % 5.5 4.0 -1.5 9.1 5.1 5.2 -3.9 13.3 8.1
Hard Hit % 41.8 31.3 -10.5 39.2 7.9 37.7 -1.5 45.2 7.5
Sweet Spot % 47.3 27.3 -20.0 32.2 4.9 32.3 0.1 37.0 4.7
xBA .288 .245 -0.043 .245 0.000 .240 -0.005 .280 0.040
BA .309 .279 -0.030 .256 -0.023 .250 -0.006 .311 0.061
xwOBA .352 .292 -0.060 .316 0.024 .298 -0.018 .361 0.063
wOBA .393 .315 -0.078 .328 0.013 .314 -0.014 .368 0.054
xSLG .468 .355 -0.113 .432 0.077 .372 -0.060 .516 0.144
SLG .574 .393 -0.181 .461 0.068 .413 -0.048 .506 0.093
K% 17.3 18.7 1.4 20.2 1.5 19.6 -0.6 24.1 4.5
BB% 9.3 6.0 -3.3 5.3 -0.7 5.8 0.5 6.7 0.9
Swing % 46.7 47.7 1.0 46.4 -1.3 51.0 4.6 45.1 -5.9
Whiff% 25.7 19.9 -5.8 24.6 4.7 23.5 -1.1 27.2 3.7
In Zone % 46.0 44.1 -1.9 48.5 4.4 46.7 -1.8 48.5 1.8
Out of Zone % 54.0 55.9 1.9 51.5 -4.4 53.3 1.8 51.5 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 30.6 35.7 5.1 29.5 -6.2 36.2 6.7 28.4 -7.8
First Pitch Swing % 28.0 26.1 -1.9 25.1 -1.0 35.7 10.6 27.2 -8.5
First Pitch Strike % 68.0 67.2 -0.8 60.5 -6.7 65.3 4.8 60.0 -5.3
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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 511 81 15.9 .320 .349
2022 R 575 104 18.1 .313 .317
2023 R 195 0 0.0 .368

Pitch Tempo