Austin Meadows
LF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 3" 225LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 1, #9, Pittsburgh Pirates | Grayson (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 591 518 79 121 27 4 .234 .315 .458 .773
2022 147 128 9 32 0 0 .250 .347 .328 .675
2023 21 21 0 5 0 0 .238 .238 .286 .524
6 Seasons 1,693 1,507 209 390 70 23 .259 .333 .472 .805
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .234 27 4 .773
2022 .250 0 0 .675
2023 .238 0 0 .524
6 Seasons .259 70 23 .805
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2018 23 772 140 9 6.4 4.7 88.2 108.6 13.7 34.3 .266 .424 .332 .316 .382 39.3 20.9 5.2
2019 24 2497 399 50 12.5 8.5 90.4 115.4 16.7 38.1 .282 .545 .380 .375 .454 42.9 22.2 9.1
2020 25 657 84 6 7.1 3.9 90.3 108.6 24.2 28.6 .186 .344 .292 .278 .356 44.0 32.9 11.2
2021 26 2366 404 35 8.7 5.9 89.3 110.3 21.7 36.1 .240 .425 .327 .326 .369 37.9 20.6 10.0
2022 27 590 111 7 6.3 4.8 87.8 108.2 17.2 34.2 .308 .460 .307 .380 .384 39.6 11.6 10.9
2023 28 79 18 0 0.0 0.0 90.5 108.8 16.7 22.2 .236 .273 .227 .222 .259 50.0 14.3 0.0
Player 6961 1156 107 9.3 6.3 89.5 115.4 18.6 35.6 .259 .461 .340 .341 .399 40.6 21.4 9.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2018 42.1 27.9 22.9 7.1 32.9 42.1 25.0 3.6 28.6 22.1 30.7 8.6 6.4 4.7
2019 35.1 29.6 27.6 7.8 41.1 38.6 20.3 2.8 25.3 25.6 27.1 6.8 12.5 8.5
2020 27.4 40.5 21.4 10.7 41.7 39.3 19.0 1.2 15.5 40.5 21.4 11.9 7.1 3.9
2021 28.7 36.9 23.8 10.6 40.3 34.2 25.5 2.5 20.8 37.1 22.5 7.9 8.7 5.9
2022 37.8 24.3 27.0 10.8 36.0 38.7 25.2 3.6 19.8 31.5 31.5 6.3 6.3 4.8
2023 44.4 22.2 16.7 16.7 27.8 38.9 33.3 5.6 27.8 33.3 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 33.6 32.1 25.0 9.3 39.2 37.5 23.3 2.8 22.9 31.0 26.0 7.6 9.3 6.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 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 -3.4 -1 30 38.0 8 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .181 .216 .171 62.5
2023 Slider 1.1 0 10 12.7 2 .500 1.000 .625 25.0 0.0 0.0 .344 .440 .332 50.0
2023 Curveball -9.9 -1 10 12.7 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .074 .109 .081 0.0
2023 Cutter -2.8 0 9 11.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .204 .205 .184 100.0
2023 Changeup 6.5 1 8 10.1 2 .500 .500 .450 60.0 0.0 0.0 .272 .308 .260 0.0
2023 Splitter -9.3 0 5 6.3 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 50.0 .245 .271 .229 100.0
2023 Sinker 14.0 1 4 5.1 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 50.0 50.0 .487 .529 .446 0.0
2023 Sweeper -11.3 0 3 3.8 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 100.0 .229 .239 .205 100.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.9 -4 200 33.9 44 .209 .302 .232 7.7 4.5 4.3 .259 .412 .298 29.3
2022 Changeup -1.1 -1 88 14.9 25 .182 .273 .256 9.1 16.0 14.8 .320 .444 .375 55.6
2022 Slider 4.9 4 78 13.2 25 .421 .526 .484 14.3 8.0 7.7 .352 .531 .460 41.2
2022 Sinker -3.1 -2 76 12.9 21 .176 .176 .262 13.5 9.5 15.4 .400 .654 .500 60.0
2022 Curveball 0.1 0 65 11.0 13 .231 .308 .304 20.0 30.8 19.0 .292 .361 .288 44.4
2022 Cutter 2.3 1 40 6.8 7 .429 .571 .358 17.6 14.3 11.1 .260 .458 .307 33.3
2022 Sweeper 14.5 3 19 3.2 7 .667 .667 .657 16.7 0.0 0.0 .584 .663 .638 0.0
2022 Splitter 0.3 0 13 2.2 2 .000 .000 .350 33.3 0.0 0.0 .283 .305 .479 0.0
2022 Slurve -5.5 -1 11 1.9 3 .000 .000 .000 75.0 66.7 40.0 .015 .015 .015 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.1 0 884 37.4 217 .223 .430 .322 20.2 21.2 16.8 .245 .460 .339 40.3
2021 Sinker 4.3 14 333 14.1 93 .325 .663 .442 9.5 8.6 12.5 .274 .514 .366 44.7
2021 Slider 0.2 1 326 13.8 80 .211 .394 .318 28.7 22.5 14.3 .245 .397 .323 34.0
2021 Changeup 0.3 1 307 13.0 78 .179 .388 .294 42.6 26.9 20.0 .198 .344 .299 23.4
2021 Curveball 0.9 2 255 10.8 56 .196 .314 .265 30.3 30.4 21.3 .228 .342 .286 42.9
2021 Cutter 1.8 3 167 7.1 44 .294 .588 .399 24.0 18.2 14.3 .234 .376 .317 37.9
2021 Splitter 2.4 2 64 2.7 15 .214 .500 .323 29.6 26.7 16.7 .178 .320 .242 20.0
2021 Sweeper 6.3 1 19 0.8 3 .333 .667 .417 0.0 0.0 0.0 .256 .496 .307 33.3
2021 Slurve -2.1 0 9 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .260 .330 .259 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.0 -2 223 33.9 53 .208 .396 .289 27.4 30.2 21.9 .216 .446 .306 51.5
2020 Sinker 0.7 1 104 15.8 21 .316 .421 .324 12.8 4.8 7.1 .273 .383 .290 26.3
2020 Changeup -3.5 -3 98 14.9 28 .083 .167 .189 53.2 50.0 38.9 .117 .188 .212 60.0
2020 Slider -1.6 -1 77 11.7 19 .133 .333 .300 42.4 36.8 25.9 .112 .184 .246 50.0
2020 Cutter -1.3 -1 60 9.1 10 .000 .000 .140 44.0 70.0 23.3 .007 .009 .145 0.0
2020 Curveball 3.8 2 60 9.1 12 .400 .700 .436 16.7 25.0 13.6 .133 .311 .277 42.9
2020 Splitter 2.8 1 30 4.6 8 .375 .750 .475 25.0 25.0 25.0 .386 .791 .494 33.3
2020 Sweeper 3.4 0 5 0.8 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2019 4-Seamer 1.0 9 847 33.9 189 .314 .627 .433 19.8 20.1 15.3 .286 .608 .400 51.1
2019 Sinker 0.4 2 419 16.8 102 .273 .511 .382 14.0 6.9 7.7 .343 .704 .468 51.9
2019 Slider 0.0 0 375 15.0 83 .247 .584 .370 31.9 34.9 20.6 .248 .503 .338 45.8
2019 Changeup 2.0 7 342 13.7 81 .303 .539 .379 28.0 21.0 17.0 .263 .424 .315 20.3
2019 Curveball 1.7 5 270 10.8 73 .258 .470 .347 30.8 34.2 26.0 .232 .384 .301 26.8
2019 Cutter 0.7 1 173 6.9 38 .306 .528 .372 22.0 23.7 17.0 .314 .599 .394 37.0
2019 Splitter 3.7 2 47 1.9 14 .500 .643 .500 36.0 21.4 20.0 .343 .437 .335 63.6
2019 Sweeper -3.6 -1 19 0.8 5 .000 .000 .140 30.0 60.0 33.3 .057 .131 .202 0.0
2019 Slurve -1.9 0 5 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer 0.4 1 274 35.5 48 .302 .535 .377 13.3 14.6 9.5 .258 .432 .324 43.2
2018 Sinker -0.4 -1 173 22.4 38 .343 .400 .339 10.5 15.8 21.4 .277 .377 .315 36.7
2018 Slider -3.6 -3 92 11.9 28 .143 .250 .168 32.6 32.1 22.5 .230 .370 .258 42.1
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 90 11.7 29 .214 .393 .303 21.6 13.8 16.7 .277 .451 .326 33.3
2018 Curveball 2.5 2 85 11.0 27 .280 .560 .411 27.6 29.6 22.2 .251 .428 .322 47.1
2018 Cutter 5.8 2 33 4.3 9 .556 .889 .622 28.6 33.3 25.0 .341 .624 .412 16.7
2018 Splitter 3.9 1 19 2.5 7 .429 .429 .386 41.7 28.6 25.0 .269 .351 .269 40.0
2018 Sweeper 33.0 1 3 0.4 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 66.7 0.0 0.0 .947 1.128 .904 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 189 772 -3 -2 5 3 3
2019 611 2,616 3 -10 20 10 23
2020 205 877 -12 -7 5 3 -11
2021 597 2,405 7 -18 23 12 24
2022 147 590 -4 -7 9 3 0
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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 %
2018 772 51.4 65.0 88.0 23.5 56.8 42.2 18.9 44.8 19.9 7.3 80.4
2019 2,497 48.2 61.0 84.7 24.7 57.7 42.4 15.5 42.2 23.5 7.3 68.3
2020 657 47.3 67.5 76.2 26.9 51.6 46.0 24.3 46.1 31.4 6.1 60.0
2021 2,366 47.1 70.9 83.5 25.1 55.4 42.6 25.3 46.7 24.4 6.9 81.6
2022 590 47.8 62.8 91.5 21.1 73.8 42.4 17.7 41.0 13.2 8.5 68.0
2023 79 53.2 66.7 89.3 43.2 75.0 35.4 23.8 55.7 15.9 15.2 50.0
Player 6,961 48.1 65.6 84.5 24.8 57.7 42.7 20.4 44.4 23.3 7.2 72.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 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
2018 64 88
2019 88 86 90 89 80 90 88 73 97 73 42 56 60 76 78 31
2020 9 3 12 40 9 24 43 75 55 75 5 73 21 53 40 40
2021 48 28 49 55 48 63 53 48 73 32 55 66 51 66 62 52
2022 42 47 32
2023 43 18
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 21.1 6 7.0 -1 3 8 1 16.7
2019 20.7 33 32.0 1 14 29 10 30.3
2020 21.2 6 5.9 0 4 6 1 16.7
2021 21.9 28 24.8 3 11 17 11 39.3
2022 -- 0 1.9 -2 0 4 0 --
Player 21.3 73 71.5 2 32 64 23 31.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 6 10 5 8 7 6 7 8 6 6 7 8 9 5 6 8 8 6 7 8 6 7 9 10 6 5 7 6 9 6 3
2019 33 43 22 35 35 29 37 36 23 17 24 30 42 27 30 34 28 26 30 35 34 39 45 43 33 25 28 38 48 26 18
2020 6 6 5 8 4 7 6 6 3 4 5 6 7 5 6 6 6 5 6 6 7 7 9 6 6 4 5 8 7 6 4
2021 28 27 21 31 25 24 27 28 19 17 19 27 27 22 26 30 24 26 28 24 25 24 32 29 24 22 27 26 23 22 18
2022 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 4 4 2 2 1 4 1 4 4 2 0 1 2 4 1 1
Player 73 88 55 84 72 67 78 81 51 44 55 72 89 61 69 82 70 65 73 74 76 78 99 92 71 56 68 80 91 61 44
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.2 90.4 2.2 90.3 -0.1 89.3 -1.0 87.8 -1.5 90.5 2.7
Launch Angle 13.7 16.7 3.0 24.2 7.5 21.7 -2.5 17.2 -4.5 16.7 -0.5
Barrel % 6.4 12.5 6.1 7.1 -5.4 8.7 1.6 6.3 -2.4 0.0 -6.3
Hard Hit % 39.3 42.9 3.6 44.0 1.1 37.9 -6.1 39.6 1.7 50.0 10.4
Sweet Spot % 34.3 38.1 3.8 28.6 -9.5 36.1 7.5 34.2 -1.9 22.2 -12.0
xBA .266 .282 0.016 .186 -0.096 .240 0.054 .308 0.068 .236 -0.072
BA .287 .291 0.004 .205 -0.086 .234 0.029 .250 0.016 .238 -0.012
xwOBA .316 .375 0.059 .278 -0.097 .326 0.048 .380 0.054 .222 -0.158
wOBA .332 .380 0.048 .292 -0.088 .327 0.035 .307 -0.020 .227 -0.080
xSLG .424 .545 0.121 .344 -0.201 .425 0.081 .460 0.035 .273 -0.187
SLG .461 .558 0.097 .371 -0.187 .458 0.087 .328 -0.130 .286 -0.042
K% 20.9 22.2 1.3 32.9 10.7 20.6 -12.3 11.6 -9.0 14.3 2.7
BB% 5.2 9.1 3.9 11.2 2.1 10.0 -1.2 10.9 0.9 0.0 -10.9
Swing % 44.8 42.2 -2.6 46.1 3.9 46.7 0.6 41.0 -5.7 55.7 14.7
Whiff% 19.9 23.5 3.6 31.4 7.9 24.4 -7.0 13.2 -11.2 15.9 2.7
In Zone % 51.4 48.2 -3.2 47.3 -0.9 47.1 -0.2 47.8 0.7 53.2 5.4
Out of Zone % 48.6 51.8 3.2 52.7 0.9 52.9 0.2 52.2 -0.7 46.8 -5.4
Out of Zone Swing % 23.5 24.7 1.2 26.9 2.2 25.1 -1.8 21.1 -4.0 43.2 22.1
First Pitch Swing % 18.9 15.5 -3.4 24.3 8.8 25.3 1.0 17.7 -7.6 23.8 6.1
First Pitch Strike % 59.5 61.3 1.8 64.5 3.2 59.0 -5.5 61.2 2.2 81.0 19.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts L 189 72 38.1 .405 .214
2019 Shifts L 585 375 64.1 .366 .387
2020 Shifts L 152 100 65.8 .322 .276
2021 Shifts L 573 451 78.7 .395 .308
2022 Shifts L 147 126 85.7 .430 .287
2023 Shades L 21 8 38.1 .231 .221
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2018 245 17.3 24.1% 1.2% 131 22.6 0.0% 10.7%
2019 843 18.7 16.3% 2.7% 419 24.6 0.5% 16.0%
2020 210 18.1 19.5% 2.9% 95 23.9 1.1% 11.6%
2021 623 17.8 19.7% 3.2% 421 24.4 1.0% 13.3%
2022 187 17.8 23.5% 3.7% 114 24.7 0.9% 14.9%
2023 23 16.0 39.1% 0.0% 8 19.6 0.0% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings