Austin Jackson
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 198LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2005 | Rd: 8, #259, New York Yankees | Billy Ryan HS, TX

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 375 347 29 85 3 32 3 .245 .299 .326 .625
9 Seasons 4653 4200 621 1145 65 381 114 .273 .333 .396 .729
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .245 3 32 3 .625
9 Seasons .273 65 381 114 .729

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%
2015 28 2201 369 14 3.8 2.7 89.6 109.1 7.3 34.4 .261 .380 .305 .304 .378 39.8 23.9 5.5
2016 29 862 146 3 2.1 1.5 88.3 106.8 12.9 40.4 .274 .399 .292 .325 .368 32.2 19.2 8.4
2017 30 1365 220 11 5 3.5 88.9 108.2 10.5 35.9 .278 .414 .371 .339 .383 34.2 20.1 10.4
2018 31 1599 215 6 2.8 1.6 87.0 108.6 11.1 33.5 .205 .290 .275 .246 .348 32.4 35.5 6.9
Player 6027 950 34 3.6 2.4 88.6 109.1 9.8 35.5 .251 .366 .310 .299 .371 35.7 25.4 7.4
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
2015 52.0 17.6 27.9 2.4 29.3 43.4 26.3 3.0 37.4 16.5 32.0 3.3 3.8 2.7
2016 40.4 26.0 30.8 2.7 30.8 37.0 32.2 1.4 27.4 26.0 32.9 6.8 2.1 1.5
2017 48.6 20.0 29.1 2.3 33.2 38.6 28.2 1.4 35.5 20.5 31.8 5.0 5.0 3.5
2018 47.4 21.9 26.0 4.7 33.5 41.9 24.2 1.4 36.7 23.7 27.9 5.6 2.8 1.6
Player 48.4 20.4 28.2 2.9 31.4 40.9 27.2 2.0 35.3 20.5 31.2 4.7 3.6 2.4
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 %
2018 4-Seamer -1.1 -7 612 38.3 121 .222 .278 .271 30.4 33.1 19.9 .225 .320 .285 33.8
2018 Slider 0.6 2 306 19.1 77 .233 .329 .258 42.6 45.5 25.9 .177 .231 .195 35.9
2018 Sinker -0.3 -1 234 14.6 51 .326 .370 .372 22.8 27.5 24.6 .264 .344 .309 40.6
2018 Changeup -1.0 -2 150 9.4 49 .188 .354 .281 37.3 38.8 32.8 .200 .356 .247 20.7
2018 Curveball -2.2 -3 139 8.7 33 .212 .273 .212 24.6 42.4 27.5 .122 .182 .131 31.6
2018 Cutter 0.9 1 94 5.9 28 .385 .423 .384 23.4 17.9 15.6 .240 .300 .268 23.8
2018 Splitter -0.9 0 21 1.3 5 .200 .400 .250 55.6 60.0 27.3 .228 .313 .234 100.0
2018 Knuckleball -8.1 -1 9 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 100.0 .004 .004 .003 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 496 36.3 101 .298 .476 .409 17.3 21.8 14.7 .246 .380 .338 33.3
2017 Sinker 2.1 7 325 23.8 89 .390 .623 .472 9.4 11.2 12.0 .321 .458 .381 33.8
2017 Slider 0.6 1 223 16.3 53 .313 .438 .335 33.9 32.1 19.3 .263 .387 .299 30.3
2017 Changeup -1.7 -2 139 10.2 39 .211 .342 .249 38.5 17.9 15.9 .253 .430 .297 22.6
2017 Curveball 0.8 1 125 9.2 24 .391 .435 .381 20.9 20.8 9.6 .320 .433 .341 61.1
2017 Cutter -1.3 -1 45 3.3 7 .167 .167 .229 38.9 42.9 20.0 .233 .273 .286 33.3
2017 Splitter 2.3 0 10 0.7 4 .333 .667 .488 0.0 0.0 0.0 .360 .604 .479 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 667 2,672 -6 -14 13 8 1
2011 711 2,841 -21 -9 12 10 -8
2012 675 2,801 -1 -1 19 9 26
2013 660 2,589 -10 -5 14 9 8
2014 655 2,692 -16 -14 11 8 -11
2015 536 2,239 -13 -4 13 4 0
2016 203 862 -7 -6 10 3 -1
2017 332 1,431 -5 -3 10 6 8
2018 368 1,569 -9 -15 9 5 -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 %
2015 2,201 52.2 62.3 83.9 24.6 58.7 44.7 17.1 44.3 22.1 7.0 68.8
2016 862 52.8 61.5 85.7 23.3 64.2 41.3 18.7 43.5 19.7 9.9 70.6
2017 1,365 50.7 62.6 84.5 21.3 58.0 41.9 16.0 42.3 21.8 8.8 72.5
2018 1,599 54.0 64.1 73.7 24.4 45.5 42.6 21.9 45.5 31.9 8.0 72.2
Player 6,027 52.4 62.7 81.5 23.6 55.9 43.0 18.4 44.1 24.4 8.1 70.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 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
2015 39 62 39 31 37 37 37 67 68 72 18 23 45 80 81
2016 51 76
2017 61 71
2018 1 2 2 4 2 4 10 17 63 26 2 29 6 71 61 24
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 -- 0 0.5 -1 4 0 0 --
2017 21.4 7 6.1 1 6 6 2 28.6
2018 21.1 3 4.0 -1 2 2 3 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2
2017 7 5 8 7 4 6 5 5 8 7 7 6 3 5 6 8 6 7 3 7 9 4 4 6 7 7 8 4 8 6 8
2018 3 3 5 3 4 4 5 5 5 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 5 5 4 3 3 3 5 3 3 4 3 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, 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 89.6 88.3 -1.3 88.9 0.6 -1.9
Launch Angle 7.3 12.9 5.6 10.5 -2.4 0.6
Barrel % 3.8 2.1 -1.7 5 2.9 -2.2
Hard Hit % 39.8 32.2 -7.6 34.2 2 -1.8
Sweet Spot % 34.4 40.4 6 35.9 -4.5 -2.4
xBA .261 .274 0.013 .278 0.004 -0.073
BA .267 .254 -0.013 .318 0.064 -0.073
xwOBA .304 .325 0.021 .339 0.014 -0.093
wOBA .305 .292 -0.013 .371 0.079 -0.096
xSLG .38 .399 0.019 .414 0.015 -0.124
SLG .385 .343 -0.042 .482 0.139 -0.156
K% 23.9 19.2 -4.7 20.1 0.9 15.4
BB% 5.5 8.4 2.9 10.4 2 -3.5
Swing % 44.3 43.5 -0.8 42.3 -1.2 3.2
Whiff% 22.1 19.7 -2.4 21.8 2.1 10.1
In Zone % 52.2 52.8 0.6 50.7 -2.1 3.3
Out of Zone % 47.8 47.2 -0.6 49.3 2.1 -3.3
Out of Zone Swing % 24.6 23.3 -1.3 21.3 -2 3.1
First Pitch Swing % 17.1 18.7 1.6 16 -2.7 5.9
First Pitch Strike % 61.7 59.6 -2.1 58.8 -0.8 3.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 202 2 1.0 .292 .000
2017 R 317 6 1.9 .377 .146
2018 R 369 3 0.8 .268 .942

Pitch Tempo