Austin Slater
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 204LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 8, #238, San Francisco Giants | Stanford
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 80 64 12 16 2 11 2 .250 .388 .391 .779
6 Seasons 1034 907 125 229 28 110 33 .252 .342 .399 .741
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .250 2 11 2 .779
6 Seasons .252 28 110 33 .741

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%
2017 24 466 88 3 3.4 2.4 87.5 110.6 1.6 28.4 .231 .348 .323 .283 .329 31.8 22.8 6.3
2018 25 923 131 3 2.3 1.3 87.3 108.2 2.6 25.2 .209 .277 .287 .264 .327 35.1 30.7 8.9
2019 26 803 109 11 10.1 5.7 88.7 109.1 3.5 35.8 .233 .440 .320 .330 .433 49.1 30.7 11.5
2020 27 431 64 9 14.1 8.7 89.2 109.1 10.9 45.3 .303 .540 .395 .416 .480 45.3 21.2 15.4
2021 28 1188 190 18 9.5 5.9 87.1 109.9 7.8 37.4 .256 .439 .321 .335 .426 41.6 27.5 9.2
2022 29 322 44 4 9.1 5 86.7 108.2 5.2 47.7 .251 .445 .353 .364 .426 31.8 26.3 18.8
Player 4133 626 48 7.7 4.6 87.6 110.6 5.2 34.8 .242 .402 .323 .323 .398 39.8 27.5 10.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .409 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 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
2017 61.4 15.9 19.3 3.4 26.1 43.2 30.7 5.7 46.6 17.0 23.9 3.4 3.4 2.4
2018 63.4 9.2 22.9 4.6 23.7 36.6 39.7 0.8 51.9 13.0 30.5 0.8 2.3 1.3
2019 54.1 14.7 28.4 2.8 29.4 36.7 33.9 3.7 40.4 11.9 26.6 6.4 10.1 5.7
2020 40.6 21.9 34.4 3.1 32.8 40.6 26.6 4.7 28.1 17.2 31.3 4.7 14.1 8.7
2021 51.6 22.6 24.2 1.6 34.7 39.5 25.8 6.8 35.3 15.3 26.8 6.3 9.5 5.9
2022 50.0 15.9 31.8 2.3 27.3 43.2 29.5 9.1 25.0 20.5 29.5 6.8 9.1 5.0
Player 54.6 16.9 25.6 2.9 29.6 39.3 31.2 4.8 39.8 15.0 27.8 4.6 7.7 4.6
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.5 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 0.0 0 98 30.4 23 .133 .267 .322 36.8 21.7 22.7 .206 .386 .376 18.2
2022 Sinker 5.8 5 88 27.3 23 .444 .667 .528 40.0 26.1 30.0 .359 .681 .494 58.3
2022 Slider 2.9 2 68 21.1 15 .214 .429 .360 41.7 40.0 35.3 .191 .328 .250 25.0
2022 Changeup -2.6 -1 27 8.4 12 .182 .182 .283 21.4 16.7 16.7 .191 .224 .221 22.2
2022 Curveball -0.7 0 25 7.8 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 50.0 28.6 .232 .592 .335 50.0
2022 Cutter 0.8 0 13 4.0 3 .500 .500 .533 0.0 0.0 0.0 .395 .504 .497 0.0
2022 N/A -4.3 0 3 0.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer 1.6 7 432 36.4 107 .255 .521 .380 26.2 26.2 21.4 .266 .510 .373 47.0
2021 Sinker -2.6 -5 208 17.5 39 .229 .257 .265 17.5 10.3 7.8 .337 .426 .369 51.6
2021 Slider -1.7 -3 174 14.6 43 .237 .342 .303 41.7 39.5 29.3 .215 .356 .299 33.3
2021 Changeup -1.8 -3 159 13.4 56 .212 .308 .275 37.9 28.6 28.6 .227 .364 .283 25.0
2021 Curveball -3.1 -4 114 9.6 34 .176 .324 .212 32.6 44.1 34.9 .167 .272 .188 26.3
2021 Cutter 3.9 4 91 7.7 22 .444 1.000 .620 36.4 13.6 11.1 .404 .844 .552 60.0
2021 Splitter -3.1 0 8 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 25.0 .011 .034 .017 100.0
2021 N/A -11.3 0 2 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .411 .462 .384 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.4 -1 174 40.4 36 .214 .464 .376 26.7 25.0 20.0 .267 .554 .420 57.9
2020 Slider 2.6 2 71 16.5 23 .400 .700 .491 25.0 21.7 18.5 .385 .688 .476 25.0
2020 Sinker 1.7 1 66 15.3 16 .364 .636 .509 0.0 6.3 6.3 .377 .554 .492 50.0
2020 Curveball -1.7 -1 59 13.7 14 .231 .231 .243 33.3 21.4 13.0 .231 .300 .266 50.0
2020 Changeup 2.4 1 47 10.9 12 .200 .500 .358 39.1 33.3 21.1 .188 .436 .334 33.3
2020 Cutter 2.4 0 14 3.2 3 .333 .333 .300 16.7 0.0 0.0 .507 .761 .538 66.7
2019 4-Seamer 0.2 0 281 35.0 61 .250 .458 .385 39.5 36.1 26.2 .172 .356 .322 57.7
2019 Sinker 1.1 2 160 19.9 38 .219 .344 .338 15.8 26.3 27.0 .273 .419 .358 50.0
2019 Slider 1.8 2 124 15.4 36 .265 .471 .333 37.1 36.1 26.0 .254 .425 .308 52.4
2019 Curveball -2.2 -2 102 12.7 19 .158 .316 .237 35.1 31.6 20.7 .150 .364 .246 30.8
2019 Changeup 5.7 4 74 9.2 19 .353 .529 .508 27.8 10.5 9.5 .348 .675 .454 40.0
2019 Cutter -3.7 -2 52 6.5 12 .250 .500 .313 20.8 8.3 12.5 .370 .846 .501 54.5
2019 Splitter -16.2 -1 9 1.1 5 .000 .000 .000 85.7 100.0 71.4 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seamer -0.1 0 322 34.9 71 .300 .400 .362 25.3 29.6 21.4 .262 .382 .341 47.5
2018 Sinker -0.8 -2 184 19.9 42 .282 .308 .294 17.6 19.0 16.3 .236 .276 .260 45.2
2018 Slider 0.8 1 165 17.9 41 .286 .343 .361 36.4 39.0 23.2 .151 .176 .227 15.8
2018 Curveball -2.3 -2 101 10.9 23 .048 .048 .139 37.5 30.4 21.9 .143 .184 .195 21.4
2018 Changeup -1.6 -1 82 8.9 27 .222 .296 .226 32.7 29.6 23.5 .208 .313 .224 21.1
2018 Cutter -1.4 -1 65 7.0 18 .250 .250 .278 36.8 44.4 38.1 .177 .197 .224 37.5
2018 Splitter -6.5 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seamer 1.7 3 186 39.9 38 .394 .545 .447 11.1 2.6 2.1 .323 .541 .410 46.9
2017 Slider -2.2 -2 97 20.8 33 .161 .258 .239 49.0 39.4 40.6 .158 .239 .202 22.2
2017 Sinker 3.8 3 72 15.5 25 .273 .500 .372 20.0 24.0 33.3 .222 .330 .292 37.5
2017 Curveball -1.1 -1 55 11.8 14 .286 .286 .257 29.4 21.4 27.3 .148 .172 .142 9.1
2017 Changeup -2.9 -1 28 6.0 7 .286 .286 .257 50.0 42.9 42.9 .120 .142 .115 25.0
2017 Cutter -0.2 0 25 5.4 9 .333 .444 .339 40.0 33.3 42.9 .397 .506 .387 16.7
2017 Splitter -2.3 0 3 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .168 .170 .153 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 127 466 3 -6 4 2 2
2018 223 922 -5 -8 3 5 -5
2019 190 802 1 -7 6 3 3
2020 104 431 -2 -4 5 3 3
2021 309 1,202 -3 -14 7 5 -5
2022 80 322 2 -4 6 2 6
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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 %
2017 466 51.7 66.0 84.9 26.7 41.7 42.5 34.6 47.0 26.9 8.2 89.5
2018 923 50.0 65.9 79.9 28.0 51.2 42.6 24.0 47.0 28.6 8.6 67.1
2019 803 50.0 60.8 74.6 23.2 47.3 44.0 22.9 42.1 32.8 8.5 79.4
2020 431 49.0 63.5 82.8 20.0 50.0 40.4 30.8 41.3 25.3 9.0 74.4
2021 1,188 52.3 66.3 75.7 22.6 48.4 42.0 34.8 45.5 30.0 7.5 75.3
2022 322 44.1 64.8 63.0 20.6 67.6 47.2 35.0 40.1 35.7 4.7 80.0
Player 4,133 50.3 64.8 77.4 23.9 49.7 42.8 29.8 44.5 29.8 7.9 75.9
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2017 85
2018 75
2019 81
2020 73
2021 84 82
2022 79
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 23.6 3 2.2 1 3 1 1 33.3
2018 21.6 1 1.4 0 1 1 1 100.0
2019 21.5 5 6.1 -1 5 6 1 20.0
2020 20.6 5 4.0 1 4 3 2 40.0
2021 21.2 12 10.7 1 3 7 5 41.7
2022 21.4 2 1.3 1 3 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 3 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 4 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 3 3
2018 1 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2
2019 5 8 8 5 5 6 6 8 6 5 8 9 2 4 6 7 5 7 3 6 6 6 6 5 6 7 7 5 6 6 10
2020 5 5 5 2 3 3 0 5 4 3 6 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 2 3 5 3 5 3 5 5 3 3 4 3 8
2021 12 10 13 11 12 14 10 13 8 9 10 12 7 7 8 13 11 10 10 9 12 12 11 12 11 10 13 10 9 11 13
2022 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2
! 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 87.5 87.3 -0.2 88.7 1.4 89.2 0.5 87.1 -2.1 86.7 -0.4
Launch Angle 1.6 2.6 1 3.5 0.9 10.9 7.4 7.8 -3.1 5.2 -2.6
Barrel % 3.4 2.3 -1.1 10.1 7.8 14.1 4 9.5 -4.6 9.1 -0.4
Hard Hit % 31.8 35.1 3.3 49.1 14 45.3 -3.8 41.6 -3.7 31.8 -9.8
Sweet Spot % 28.4 25.2 -3.2 35.8 10.6 45.3 9.5 37.4 -7.9 47.7 10.3
xBA .231 .209 -0.022 .233 0.024 .303 0.07 .256 -0.047 .251 -0.005
BA .282 .251 -0.031 .238 -0.013 .282 0.044 .241 -0.041 .25 0.009
xwOBA .283 .264 -0.019 .33 0.066 .416 0.086 .335 -0.081 .364 0.029
wOBA .323 .287 -0.036 .32 0.033 .395 0.075 .321 -0.074 .353 0.032
xSLG .348 .277 -0.071 .44 0.163 .54 0.1 .439 -0.101 .445 0.006
SLG .402 .307 -0.095 .417 0.11 .506 0.089 .423 -0.083 .391 -0.032
K% 22.8 30.7 7.9 30.7 0 21.2 -9.5 27.5 6.3 26.3 -1.2
BB% 6.3 8.9 2.6 11.5 2.6 15.4 3.9 9.2 -6.2 18.8 9.6
Swing % 47 47 0 42.1 -4.9 41.3 -0.8 45.5 4.2 40.1 -5.4
Whiff% 26.9 28.6 1.7 32.8 4.2 25.3 -7.5 30 4.7 35.7 5.7
In Zone % 51.7 50 -1.7 50 0 49 -1 52.3 3.3 44.1 -8.2
Out of Zone % 48.3 50 1.7 50 0 51 1 47.7 -3.3 55.9 8.2
Out of Zone Swing % 26.7 28 1.3 23.2 -4.8 20 -3.2 22.6 2.6 20.6 -2
First Pitch Swing % 34.6 24 -10.6 22.9 -1.1 30.8 7.9 34.8 4 35 0.2
First Pitch Strike % 63.8 61.3 -2.5 55.2 -6.1 69.2 14 66.9 -2.3 65 -1.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 127 0 0.0 .323
2018 R 223 0 0.0 .287
2019 R 191 4 2.1 .322 .217
2020 R 104 9 8.7 .402 .318
2021 R 304 19 6.3 .312 .443
2022 R 80 1 1.3 .357 .000

Pitch Tempo

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