Austin Meadows
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 225LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 1, #9, Pittsburgh Pirates | Grayson (GA) HS

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 147 128 9 32 0 11 0 .250 .347 .328 .675
5 Seasons 1672 1486 209 385 70 236 23 .259 .334 .475 .809
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .250 0 11 0 .675
5 Seasons .259 70 236 23 .809

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
Player 6882 1138 107 9.4 6.4 89.5 115.4 18.7 35.9 .259 .464 .341 .343 .401 40.4 21.5 9.3
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
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
Player 33.4 32.2 25.1 9.2 39.4 37.5 23.1 2.7 22.8 30.9 25.9 7.7 9.4 6.4
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 %
2022 4-Seamer -1.8 -4 199 33.7 43 .214 .310 .237 7.8 4.7 4.4 .264 .421 .304 30.0
2022 Slider 6.4 6 100 16.9 33 .435 .522 .506 16.7 9.1 8.1 .367 .525 .484 35.0
2022 Changeup -1.2 -1 92 15.6 26 .174 .261 .246 8.6 15.4 13.8 .309 .427 .362 52.6
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 -0.7 -1 76 12.9 16 .188 .250 .247 29.2 37.5 23.1 .240 .296 .237 40.0
2022 Cutter 3.0 1 37 6.3 6 .500 .667 .430 13.3 0.0 0.0 .311 .550 .369 33.3
2022 Splitter 0.5 0 10 1.7 2 .000 .000 .350 40.0 0.0 0.0 .283 .305 .479 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.1 1 885 37.4 217 .223 .430 .322 20.2 21.2 16.8 .245 .460 .339 40.3
2021 Slider 0.5 2 347 14.7 85 .224 .408 .324 27.6 21.2 14.0 .254 .412 .328 36.2
2021 Sinker 4.2 14 332 14.0 93 .325 .663 .442 9.5 8.6 12.5 .274 .514 .366 44.7
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 0.8 2 264 11.2 57 .192 .308 .261 30.4 29.8 20.7 .229 .342 .286 41.7
2021 Cutter 1.8 3 166 7.0 42 .281 .594 .396 24.3 19.0 14.3 .215 .349 .304 33.3
2021 Splitter 2.4 2 64 2.7 15 .214 .500 .323 29.6 26.7 16.7 .178 .320 .242 20.0
2021 N/A -35.7 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .783 .888 .728 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 220 33.5 52 .191 .383 .277 27.6 30.8 21.9 .201 .429 .294 50.0
2020 Sinker 0.9 1 107 16.3 22 .350 .450 .350 12.5 4.5 7.1 .304 .424 .319 30.0
2020 Changeup -2.9 -3 98 14.9 27 .087 .174 .196 54.3 51.9 38.9 .118 .192 .216 66.7
2020 Slider -1.3 -1 82 12.5 20 .133 .333 .320 44.1 35.0 23.3 .112 .184 .269 50.0
2020 Curveball 3.8 2 60 9.1 12 .400 .700 .436 16.7 25.0 13.6 .133 .311 .277 42.9
2020 Cutter -1.3 -1 60 9.1 10 .000 .000 .140 44.0 70.0 23.3 .007 .009 .145 0.0
2020 Splitter 1.0 0 30 4.6 9 .333 .667 .422 23.8 22.2 25.0 .355 .715 .450 28.6
2019 4-Seamer 1.0 9 845 33.8 189 .314 .627 .433 19.8 20.1 15.3 .286 .608 .400 51.1
2019 Sinker 0.4 2 421 16.9 102 .273 .511 .382 14.0 6.9 7.7 .343 .704 .468 51.9
2019 Slider -0.1 -1 395 15.8 88 .235 .556 .357 31.8 36.4 21.2 .238 .484 .330 44.9
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 1.6 4 274 11.0 73 .258 .470 .347 29.9 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
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 -2.4 -2 95 12.3 29 .172 .310 .205 34.7 31.0 22.0 .255 .396 .280 40.0
2018 Changeup 0.1 0 91 11.8 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 3.3 1 18 2.3 7 .429 .429 .386 41.7 28.6 25.0 .269 .351 .269 40.0
! 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 51.3 65.2 88.0 23.4 56.8 42.2 18.9 44.8 19.9 7.3 80.4
2019 2,497 48.3 60.9 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 47.0 71.0 83.5 25.1 55.4 42.5 25.3 46.7 24.4 6.9 81.1
2022 590 47.8 62.8 91.5 21.1 73.8 42.4 17.7 41.0 13.2 8.5 68.0
Player 6,882 48.1 65.6 84.4 24.6 57.3 42.7 20.4 44.3 23.4 7.2 73.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 63 88
2019 88 85 90 89 80 90 88 73 97 73 42 56 60 76 77 31
2020 9 3 12 40 9 23 43 75 55 75 5 73 21 53 39 40
2021 47 28 49 55 48 63 53 48 73 32 55 66 51 66 61 52
2022 42 47 32
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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 7.3 -1 3 5 3 50.0
2019 20.7 33 32.5 1 17 28 11 33.3
2020 21.2 6 6.0 0 4 6 1 16.7
2021 21.9 28 25.9 2 11 18 11 39.3
2022 -- 0 2.0 -2 1 4 0 --
Player 21.3 73 73.7 -1 36 61 26 35.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 6 8 8 6 7 8 6 10 7 5 8 8 6 8 6 8 7 9 4 6 7 7 8 7 7 8 11 6 8 6 9
2019 33 42 31 28 32 33 31 45 33 23 36 36 17 23 25 38 27 46 20 27 38 29 28 32 33 38 43 25 39 33 43
2020 6 7 7 5 6 6 0 6 4 5 8 5 4 3 5 6 6 7 4 6 8 6 6 6 7 7 6 5 7 6 9
2021 28 28 28 24 26 32 24 27 25 22 31 28 18 19 23 27 30 25 19 23 27 26 26 29 27 27 30 25 25 27 30
2022 0 5 1 3 1 4 0 3 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 4 1 1 3 2 1 2 4 1 4 1 1 1 4
Player 73 90 75 66 72 83 61 91 71 57 85 80 45 53 59 82 72 91 48 63 83 70 69 76 78 81 94 62 80 73 95
! 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 88.2 90.4 2.2 90.3 -0.1 89.3 -1 87.8 -1.5
Launch Angle 13.7 16.7 3 24.2 7.5 21.7 -2.5 17.2 -4.5
Barrel % 6.4 12.5 6.1 7.1 -5.4 8.7 1.6 6.3 -2.4
Hard Hit % 39.3 42.9 3.6 44 1.1 37.9 -6.1 39.6 1.7
Sweet Spot % 34.3 38.1 3.8 28.6 -9.5 36.1 7.5 34.2 -1.9
xBA .266 .282 0.016 .186 -0.096 .24 0.054 .308 0.068
BA .287 .291 0.004 .205 -0.086 .234 0.029 .25 0.016
xwOBA .316 .375 0.059 .278 -0.097 .326 0.048 .38 0.054
wOBA .332 .38 0.048 .292 -0.088 .327 0.035 .307 -0.02
xSLG .424 .545 0.121 .344 -0.201 .425 0.081 .46 0.035
SLG .461 .558 0.097 .371 -0.187 .458 0.087 .328 -0.13
K% 20.9 22.2 1.3 32.9 10.7 20.6 -12.3 11.6 -9
BB% 5.2 9.1 3.9 11.2 2.1 10 -1.2 10.9 0.9
Swing % 44.8 42.2 -2.6 46.1 3.9 46.7 0.6 41 -5.7
Whiff% 19.9 23.5 3.6 31.4 7.9 24.4 -7 13.2 -11.2
In Zone % 51.3 48.3 -3 47.3 -1 47 -0.3 47.8 0.8
Out of Zone % 48.7 51.7 3 52.7 1 53 0.3 52.2 -0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 23.4 24.7 1.3 26.9 2.2 25.1 -1.8 21.1 -4
First Pitch Swing % 18.9 15.5 -3.4 24.3 8.8 25.3 1 17.7 -7.6
First Pitch Strike % 59.5 61.3 1.8 64.5 3.2 59 -5.5 61.2 2.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2018 L 189 56 29.6 .369 .243
2019 L 585 298 50.9 .361 .398
2020 L 152 89 58.6 .319 .273
2021 L 583 437 75.0 .402 .304
2022 L 145 109 75.2 .275 .315

Pitch Tempo