Austin Riley
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 240LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2015 | Rd: CB-A, #41, Atlanta Braves | DeSoto Central (MS) HS

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 693 615 90 168 38 93 2 .273 .349 .528 .877
4 Seasons 1858 1667 246 454 97 276 2 .272 .339 .507 .846
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .273 38 93 2 .877
4 Seasons .272 97 276 2 .846

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
Player 7128 1189 165 13.9 8.9 91.0 115.9 14.6 36.8 .267 .506 .359 .359 .460 47.1 26.5 7.6
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
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
Player 37.4 27.3 27.6 7.7 38.9 36.4 24.6 3.6 27.3 24.2 22.7 7.7 13.9 8.9
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 0.5 4 818 31.0 186 .260 .485 .360 22.5 23.7 17.7 .276 .557 .386 51.2
2022 Slider 1.1 7 653 24.7 175 .230 .487 .347 37.3 29.7 22.1 .235 .497 .350 48.1
2022 Sinker -0.5 -3 486 18.4 129 .259 .429 .348 15.6 16.3 20.8 .283 .492 .381 48.4
2022 Changeup 0.2 1 263 10.0 76 .290 .594 .395 35.3 28.9 26.2 .273 .506 .366 53.2
2022 Curveball 6.5 14 216 8.2 70 .406 .734 .502 36.0 25.7 18.8 .295 .512 .376 56.5
2022 Cutter 2.1 3 157 5.9 42 .308 .769 .463 26.4 19.0 19.5 .316 .775 .479 48.4
2022 Splitter 2.4 1 39 1.5 10 .143 .143 .300 29.4 30.0 23.1 .194 .238 .343 50.0
2022 N/A 1.1 0 7 0.3 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 -- .529 1.144 .702 100.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.7 14 820 31.6 191 .317 .571 .423 25.5 25.1 18.2 .282 .544 .396 55.7
2021 Slider 1.0 6 606 23.4 164 .307 .533 .387 37.7 31.1 23.4 .273 .532 .362 44.6
2021 Sinker -0.6 -3 486 18.7 117 .284 .440 .351 16.5 15.4 18.8 .316 .461 .354 38.0
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 3.4 8 232 8.9 58 .302 .509 .396 34.4 32.8 21.1 .251 .409 .304 45.7
2021 Cutter -1.1 -2 168 6.5 36 .172 .414 .313 29.4 22.2 15.7 .225 .474 .355 40.9
2021 Splitter 4.0 1 17 0.7 6 .200 .200 .267 0.0 16.7 8.3 .301 .341 .349 25.0
2021 N/A 6.9 1 16 0.6 6 .600 1.200 .633 10.0 0.0 0.0 .568 1.499 .734 66.7
2020 4-Seamer 0.0 0 190 24.6 50 .267 .378 .322 28.2 26.0 24.5 .285 .456 .354 37.5
2020 Slider 1.3 2 188 24.3 42 .275 .475 .338 44.1 28.6 18.2 .249 .429 .307 35.7
2020 Sinker -0.7 -1 174 22.5 49 .295 .409 .372 13.5 14.3 17.1 .297 .390 .342 54.1
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 -5.2 -3 52 6.7 17 .133 .133 .200 25.0 5.9 7.1 .263 .484 .321 20.0
2020 Splitter -13.2 -2 16 2.1 7 .000 .000 .000 50.0 57.1 44.4 .033 .062 .041 33.3
2020 N/A -4.5 0 3 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .693 1.071 .722 100.0
2020 Knuckleball 0.8 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer -1.0 -3 325 29.0 92 .218 .483 .307 33.5 37.0 29.8 .207 .468 .295 40.7
2019 Slider -1.5 -4 277 24.8 60 .138 .310 .219 50.3 51.7 33.7 .147 .270 .192 48.1
2019 Sinker 3.1 7 210 18.8 67 .300 .633 .427 22.4 22.4 34.9 .343 .717 .456 52.2
2019 Curveball 4.3 4 103 9.2 28 .346 .654 .443 40.4 25.0 29.2 .368 .697 .461 42.1
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 -5.5 -4 80 7.1 20 .105 .158 .143 40.0 40.0 57.1 .088 .127 .120 36.4
2019 Splitter 2.3 1 24 2.1 6 .333 .500 .358 47.1 33.3 22.2 .136 .213 .148 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
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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
Player 7,128 46.5 75.3 78.6 32.0 52.5 42.2 38.8 52.1 30.0 7.1 85.0
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
2019 81 70
2020 64 68 73 70 46 71 64 82 79 69 42 34 27 24 51 2 64
2021 85 87 86 81 73 92 83 67 92 75 23 36 25 22 69 19 54
2022 97 85 98 98 86 98 96 96 97 95 30 49 30 42 61 5 39
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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 17.0 1 4 13 8 44.4
2020 22.4 9 9.9 -1 2 3 7 77.8
2021 21.6 35 34.9 0 17 20 18 51.4
2022 21.7 38 36.8 1 11 22 21 55.3
Player 21.6 100 98.7 1 34 58 54 54.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 18 22 17 20 16 17 16 22 15 15 16 15 13 11 14 20 13 21 14 18 17 16 14 18 20 15 21 17 20 16 20
2020 9 10 11 10 10 9 0 10 10 11 10 9 9 8 9 11 9 10 9 12 12 10 10 10 10 11 9 9 10 9 11
2021 35 40 36 34 33 39 31 38 35 35 36 35 28 24 30 35 39 35 33 30 37 34 36 40 36 36 42 32 37 29 43
2022 38 38 37 38 38 42 38 33 38 41 33 29 31 26 32 42 42 42 36 38 42 36 34 35 40 37 38 32 41 32 44
Player 100 110 101 102 97 107 85 103 98 102 95 88 81 69 85 108 103 108 92 98 108 96 94 103 106 99 110 90 108 86 118
! 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 89.4 91 1.6 90.1 -0.9 92.5 2.4
Launch Angle 20.6 13.6 -7 14.2 0.6 12.9 -1.3
Barrel % 13.7 10 -3.7 13.3 3.3 15.7 2.4
Hard Hit % 44.6 42.9 -1.7 45.6 2.7 50.8 5.2
Sweet Spot % 40.5 30.7 -9.8 36.5 5.8 37.7 1.2
xBA .227 .265 0.038 .281 0.016 .271 -0.01
BA .226 .239 0.013 .303 0.064 .273 -0.03
xwOBA .309 .342 0.033 .366 0.024 .378 0.012
wOBA .307 .307 0 .379 0.072 .377 -0.002
xSLG .46 .474 0.014 .511 0.037 .531 0.02
SLG .471 .415 -0.056 .531 0.116 .528 -0.003
K% 36.4 23.8 -12.6 25.4 1.6 24.2 -1.2
BB% 5.4 7.8 2.4 7.9 0.1 8.2 0.3
Swing % 56.3 54.2 -2.1 50.2 -4 51.5 1.3
Whiff% 38.7 30.1 -8.6 28.3 -1.8 27.6 -0.7
In Zone % 43.5 48 4.5 46.4 -1.6 47.4 1
Out of Zone % 56.5 52 -4.5 53.6 1.6 52.6 -1
Out of Zone Swing % 37.6 32.3 -5.3