Austin Riley
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 3" 240LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2015 | Rd: CB-A, #41, Atlanta Braves | DeSoto Central (MS) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 693 615 90 168 38 2 .273 .349 .528 .877
2023 715 636 117 179 37 3 .281 .345 .516 .861
2024 97 88 14 22 2 0 .250 .320 .432 .752
6 Seasons 2,670 2,391 377 655 136 5 .274 .340 .506 .846
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .273 38 2 .877
2023 .281 37 3 .861
2024 .250 2 0 .752
6 Seasons .274 136 5 .846
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%
2019 22 1119 168 23 13.7 7.7 89.4 111.7 20.6 40.5 .227 .460 .307 .309 .465 44.6 36.4 5.4
2020 23 773 140 14 10.0 6.8 91.0 111.0 13.6 30.7 .265 .474 .307 .342 .421 42.9 23.8 7.8
2021 24 2595 430 57 13.3 8.6 90.1 114.2 14.2 36.5 .281 .511 .379 .366 .461 45.6 25.4 7.9
2022 25 2641 451 71 15.7 10.2 92.5 115.9 12.9 37.7 .271 .531 .377 .378 .468 50.8 24.2 8.2
2023 26 2861 475 66 13.9 9.2 92.3 116.1 13.5 35.2 .273 .516 .363 .365 .452 49.2 24.1 8.3
2024 27 364 64 7 10.9 7.2 90.3 109.1 18.1 31.3 .236 .421 .334 .318 .383 46.9 24.7 8.2
Player 10353 1728 238 13.8 8.9 91.3 116.1 14.4 36.2 .267 .505 .359 .359 .455 47.7 25.8 7.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 22.2 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
2019 25.6 33.3 29.2 11.9 34.5 39.9 25.6 3.0 20.2 32.7 24.4 6.0 13.7 7.7
2020 42.1 22.9 27.1 7.9 41.4 31.4 27.1 2.1 32.9 24.3 24.3 5.0 10.0 6.8
2021 38.8 24.9 28.6 7.7 39.5 36.7 23.7 5.1 25.8 22.3 24.2 8.6 13.3 8.6
2022 39.0 28.8 26.2 6.0 39.2 36.4 24.4 2.9 29.7 22.8 20.2 8.4 15.7 10.2
2023 41.1 28.6 23.8 6.5 38.7 37.9 23.4 1.9 28.6 24.0 23.6 7.8 13.9 9.2
2024 40.6 28.1 23.4 7.8 37.5 35.9 26.6 3.1 32.8 32.8 14.1 6.3 10.9 7.2
Player 38.5 27.7 26.4 7.3 38.8 36.8 24.4 3.1 27.9 24.5 22.6 7.7 13.8 8.9
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -4.3 -6 148 40.7 35 .125 .188 .183 31.4 31.4 30.6 .168 .328 .249 42.9
2024 Sinker 2.7 2 62 17.0 19 .412 .471 .471 10.0 21.1 28.6 .306 .375 .341 61.5
2024 Slider 2.0 1 59 16.2 14 .385 .846 .525 54.3 28.6 22.2 .346 .779 .485 55.6
2024 Cutter 6.5 2 34 9.3 8 .375 .875 .519 29.4 12.5 33.3 .277 .619 .372 42.9
2024 Changeup 2.5 1 22 6.0 8 .167 .333 .331 20.0 12.5 16.7 .144 .170 .275 40.0
2024 Sweeper 2.1 0 16 4.4 5 .200 .400 .250 20.0 20.0 12.5 .178 .213 .168 0.0
2024 Curveball 4.8 1 15 4.1 5 .200 .400 .250 0.0 20.0 25.0 .202 .415 .261 50.0
2024 Split-Finger -4.9 0 8 2.2 3 .000 .000 .233 60.0 33.3 25.0 .383 .472 .490 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -2 927 32.4 217 .250 .490 .359 29.8 29.5 20.6 .229 .494 .339 55.7
2023 Sinker 1.0 6 597 20.9 163 .331 .538 .411 11.6 12.3 14.9 .337 .559 .414 52.0
2023 Slider -1.5 -8 546 19.1 131 .186 .322 .249 37.9 32.1 21.9 .194 .348 .273 32.9
2023 Changeup 3.2 7 233 8.1 62 .321 .518 .408 28.6 24.2 17.9 .299 .514 .377 43.9
2023 Cutter 0.6 1 166 5.8 35 .353 .794 .484 32.4 22.9 20.0 .364 .787 .487 50.0
2023 Sweeper 0.6 1 165 5.8 35 .258 .581 .370 41.3 28.6 16.1 .257 .559 .362 27.3
2023 Curveball 2.9 5 160 5.6 48 .366 .683 .452 29.7 20.8 14.5 .351 .597 .423 66.7
2023 Split-Finger 3.4 2 49 1.7 12 .364 .818 .508 19.2 16.7 8.3 .381 .927 .554 66.7
2023 Slurve 6.3 0 6 0.2 3 .667 .667 .600 25.0 33.3 25.0 .318 .360 .296 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 5 833 31.5 193 .263 .497 .366 23.0 24.4 18.5 .276 .565 .390 51.6
2022 Slider 1.7 10 575 21.8 151 .254 .562 .384 36.6 31.1 22.4 .240 .507 .356 50.6
2022 Sinker -0.9 -4 472 17.9 123 .252 .402 .336 14.3 14.6 18.9 .281 .470 .372 47.2
2022 Changeup 0.3 1 262 9.9 76 .290 .594 .395 34.9 28.9 26.2 .273 .506 .366 53.2
2022 Curveball 7.1 14 200 7.6 63 .404 .737 .504 35.9 23.8 16.9 .288 .522 .379 54.8
2022 Cutter 2.7 5 169 6.4 46 .326 .767 .470 25.5 17.4 16.7 .330 .784 .489 51.4
2022 Sweeper -4.7 -4 78 3.0 24 .136 .136 .171 48.8 33.3 33.3 .223 .396 .304 35.7
2022 Split-Finger 2.1 1 40 1.5 10 .143 .143 .300 33.3 30.0 23.1 .194 .238 .343 50.0
2022 Slurve -9.3 0 3 0.1 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .112 .161 .117 50.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 14 824 31.8 189 .314 .572 .423 26.0 25.4 18.3 .276 .538 .392 54.9
2021 Slider 0.8 5 567 21.8 150 .299 .526 .386 38.7 30.7 23.6 .274 .534 .367 45.7
2021 Sinker -0.7 -3 483 18.6 119 .288 .441 .353 16.1 15.1 18.6 .325 .471 .362 39.4
2021 Changeup 3.7 9 250 9.6 82 .333 .603 .424 33.6 28.0 25.8 .264 .504 .342 40.0
2021 Curveball 3.6 8 221 8.5 56 .294 .510 .394 33.7 32.1 20.7 .253 .417 .309 44.1
2021 Cutter -1.1 -2 177 6.8 41 .176 .382 .296 30.3 29.3 20.0 .210 .425 .326 39.1
2021 Sweeper 2.8 1 30 1.2 10 .444 .778 .470 21.1 20.0 13.3 .315 .663 .376 37.5
2021 Split-Finger 4.0 1 17 0.7 6 .200 .200 .267 0.0 16.7 8.3 .301 .341 .349 25.0
2021 Slurve 3.5 0 10 0.4 1 1.000 1.000 .900 25.0 0.0 0.0 .380 .411 .344 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -1 203 26.3 54 .250 .354 .311 26.9 24.1 23.2 .287 .454 .358 37.1
2020 Slider 1.2 2 182 23.5 39 .243 .459 .318 46.1 30.8 18.8 .233 .415 .297 36.0
2020 Sinker 0.2 0 161 20.8 45 .317 .439 .390 14.3 15.6 18.4 .296 .388 .335 55.9
2020 Changeup -2.7 -2 81 10.5 21 .105 .263 .215 40.0 28.6 17.6 .171 .378 .273 38.5
2020 Curveball 5.8 4 66 8.5 18 .294 1.000 .533 27.6 33.3 21.4 .346 1.061 .576 72.7
2020 Cutter -4.8 -2 50 6.5 18 .188 .188 .239 23.1 5.6 9.1 .303 .522 .352 18.8
2020 Split-Finger -13.2 -2 16 2.1 7 .000 .000 .000 50.0 57.1 44.4 .033 .062 .041 33.3
2020 Sweeper -3.4 0 6 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2020 Knuckleball 0.8 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Slurve 7.7 0 2 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .433 .723 .465 100.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -3 322 28.8 91 .221 .488 .310 33.7 37.4 30.4 .208 .471 .296 39.6
2019 Slider -1.1 -3 259 23.1 56 .148 .333 .235 50.3 51.8 32.6 .150 .282 .198 52.0
2019 Sinker 3.0 6 213 19.0 68 .295 .623 .421 22.2 22.1 33.3 .339 .707 .452 53.2
2019 Curveball 3.8 4 102 9.1 27 .320 .600 .413 41.3 25.9 29.2 .362 .701 .460 38.9
2019 Changeup 0.2 0 97 8.7 21 .222 .444 .340 50.9 52.4 35.5 .164 .276 .257 28.6
2019 Cutter -5.6 -5 86 7.7 21 .100 .150 .136 41.7 38.1 53.3 .107 .144 .134 33.3
2019 Split-Finger 2.3 1 24 2.1 6 .333 .500 .358 47.1 33.3 22.2 .136 .213 .148 50.0
2019 Sweeper -1.3 0 13 1.2 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 50.0 100.0 .132 .151 .120 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 294 1,116 -5 -4 4 4 0
2020 253 967 -2 -14 4 5 -7
2021 728 2,863 2 1 16 14 34
2022 708 2,695 21 -19 11 13 25
2023 727 2,924 -2 -11 15 13 15
2024 97 364 -2 -1 2 1 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 %
2019 1,119 43.5 80.7 70.7 37.6 46.0 41.0 44.1 56.3 38.7 5.6 90.5
2020 773 48.0 77.9 79.2 32.3 49.2 42.9 46.8 54.2 30.1 8.0 90.3
2021 2,595 46.4 72.2 78.9 31.1 57.3 43.2 35.6 50.2 28.3 7.6 82.1
2022 2,641 47.4 75.3 81.3 30.1 52.3 41.4 37.3 51.5 27.6 7.1 84.5
2023 2,861 48.9 69.9 79.1 27.3 55.4 40.9 29.0 48.2 27.8 7.6 76.9
2024 364 52.3 72.3 76.1 25.3 47.7 46.3 36.1 50.0 30.8 6.8 88.0
Player 10,353 47.4 73.6 78.6 30.5 53.1 42.0 36.1 50.9 29.5 7.2 82.8
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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
2019 82 71
2020 64 67 74 70 47 71 64 82 79 69 42 34 27 24 49 2 65
2021 85 87 86 81 73 92 83 67 92 75 23 36 25 22 69 19 52
2022 97 85 98 98 85 98 96 96 98 95 30 49 30 42 61 5 39
2023 89 80 92 90 74 98 89 93 97 89 34 47 36 57 70 47 35
2024 50 42 63 71 34 82 75 70 64 76 34 44 20 58 58 70
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 21.1 18 17.9 0 8 11 10 55.6
2020 22.4 9 9.6 -1 2 3 7 77.8
2021 21.6 35 34.6 0 12 20 19 54.3
2022 21.7 38 35.3 3 14 18 21 55.3
2023 22.4 39 38.4 1 9 26 19 48.7
2024 21.8 2 1.8 0 0 2 1 50.0
Player 21.8 141 137.7 3 45 80 77 54.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 18 22 21 18 17 18 20 17 12 12 15 19 22 19 16 19 16 15 18 17 20 21 23 21 17 17 13 18 22 18 15
2020 9 9 9 10 10 10 11 9 8 9 8 10 10 10 10 9 10 9 9 10 10 10 11 9 9 9 8 11 10 11 9
2021 35 40 33 35 35 32 35 36 23 28 31 34 39 33 33 37 34 35 39 37 34 35 41 39 32 32 38 40 35 32 32
2022 38 33 36 31 35 36 38 31 25 30 32 36 36 35 35 39 36 34 33 35 39 39 39 38 33 30 41 43 39 36 35
2023 39 30 31 37 41 38 42 34 35 36 38 41 36 36 39 43 41 34 42 43 36 39 49 43 37 31 41 42 42 41 35
2024 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 3 3 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 3 2 1
Player 141 136 132 133 139 135 148 130 104 116 125 141 146 135 135 149 138 129 142 145 142 145 166 153 131 120 142 155 151 140 127
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.4 91.0 1.6 90.1 -0.9 92.5 2.4 92.3 -0.2 90.3 -2.0
Launch Angle 20.6 13.6 -7.0 14.2 0.6 12.9 -1.3 13.5 0.6 18.1 4.6
Barrel % 13.7 10.0 -3.7 13.3 3.3 15.7 2.4 13.9 -1.8 10.9 -3.0
Hard Hit % 44.6 42.9 -1.7 45.6 2.7 50.8 5.2 49.2 -1.6 46.9 -2.3
Sweet Spot % 40.5 30.7 -9.8 36.5 5.8 37.7 1.2 35.2 -2.5 31.3 -3.9
xBA .227 .265 0.038 .281 0.016 .271 -0.010 .273 0.002 .236 -0.037
BA .226 .239 0.013 .303 0.064 .273 -0.030 .281 0.008 .250 -0.031
xwOBA .309 .342 0.033 .366 0.024 .378 0.012 .365 -0.013 .318 -0.047
wOBA .307 .307 0.000 .379 0.072 .377 -0.002 .363 -0.014 .334 -0.029
xSLG .460 .474 0.014 .511 0.037 .531 0.020 .516 -0.015 .421 -0.095
SLG .471 .415 -0.056 .531 0.116 .528 -0.003 .516 -0.012 .432 -0.084
K% 36.4 23.8 -12.6 25.4 1.6 24.2 -1.2 24.1 -0.1 24.7 0.6
BB% 5.4 7.8 2.4 7.9 0.1 8.2 0.3 8.3 0.1 8.2 -0.1
Swing % 56.3 54.2 -2.1 50.2 -4.0 51.5 1.3 48.2 -3.3 50.0 1.8
Whiff% 38.7 30.1 -8.6 28.3 -1.8 27.6 -0.7 27.8 0.2 30.8 3.0
In Zone % 43.5 48.0 4.5 46.4 -1.6 47.4 1.0 48.9 1.5 52.3 3.4
Out of Zone % 56.5 52.0 -4.5 53.6 1.6 52.6 -1.0 51.1 -1.5 47.7 -3.4
Out of Zone Swing % 37.6 32.3 -5.3 31.1 -1.2 30.1 -1.0 27.3 -2.8 25.3 -2.0
First Pitch Swing % 44.1 46.8 2.7 35.6 -11.2 37.3 1.7 29.0 -8.3 36.1 7.1
First Pitch Strike % 62.0 65.4 3.4 63.5 -1.9 63.2 -0.3 61.2 -2.0 58.8 -2.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts R 294 99 33.7 .314 .293
2020 Shifts R 204 98 48.0 .274 .336
2021 Shifts R 654 249 38.1 .382 .370
2022 Shifts R 692 304 43.9 .391 .358
2023 Shades R 708 73 10.3 .359 .401
2024 Shades R 95 10 10.5 .355 .219
! 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 %
2019 280 17.2 23.6% 2.1% 136 21.9 1.5% 4.4%
2020 161 16.8 27.3% 0.6% 123 22.7 0.8% 5.7%
2021 630 18.1 19.8% 2.7% 447 23.8 1.3% 10.5%
2022 665 18.0 19.1% 1.5% 400 22.9 2.0% 8.3%
2023 732 15.4 44.9% 0.5% 514 18.9 7.8% 0.2%
2024 66 15.5 39.4% 1.5% 73 19.4 0.0% 2.7%
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Statcast Rankings

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