Ben Gamel
LF | B/T: L/L | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 10, #325, New York Yankees | Bishop Kenny HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 282 246 31 59 4 28 4 .240 .333 .370 .703
7 Seasons 2065 1825 248 466 35 180 20 .255 .335 .386 .721
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .240 4 28 4 .703
7 Seasons .255 35 180 20 .721

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%
2016 24 222 35 1 2.9 1.8 90.0 109.6 7.8 28.6 .208 .329 .258 .279 .342 40.0 28.1 10.5
2017 25 2188 391 16 4.1 2.9 86.3 108.5 10.9 33.2 .254 .378 .315 .297 .353 29.3 22.2 6.5
2018 26 1193 197 6 3 2 88.7 109.1 7.2 36.0 .253 .348 .323 .311 .342 33.5 20.8 10.6
2019 27 1512 209 8 3.8 2.2 88.2 111.1 9.9 35.4 .228 .342 .308 .297 .368 38.0 29.2 11.2
2020 28 513 75 5 6.7 3.9 87.9 108.2 11.5 49.3 .267 .407 .313 .330 .438 32.0 30.7 10.2
2021 29 1600 241 19 7.9 4.8 89.0 108.5 16.7 41.5 .230 .373 .322 .315 .371 36.5 26.3 12.8
2022 30 1162 179 12 6.7 4.3 89.3 109.2 11.0 39.7 .261 .386 .313 .330 .387 41.9 24.1 11.7
Player 8390 1327 67 5 3.2 88.0 111.1 11.2 37.2 .246 .368 .314 .308 .366 34.7 24.9 10.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 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
2016 51.4 14.3 28.6 5.7 40.0 34.3 25.7 5.7 28.6 22.9 20.0 11.4 2.9 1.8
2017 46.3 20.2 27.4 6.1 33.0 37.1 29.9 3.3 35.3 23.3 28.6 4.6 4.1 2.9
2018 48.7 17.3 32.0 2.0 33.0 36.5 29.9 1.5 39.6 20.3 32.0 3.6 3.0 2.0
2019 44.0 23.9 29.2 2.9 29.7 38.3 32.1 2.4 34.9 21.1 29.2 6.7 3.8 2.2
2020 37.3 13.3 42.7 6.7 36.0 40.0 24.0 2.7 26.7 21.3 38.7 4.0 6.7 3.9
2021 32.4 29.0 33.2 5.4 39.0 38.2 22.8 5.0 24.1 31.1 23.2 8.7 7.9 4.8
2022 43.6 24.6 27.9 3.9 36.3 35.8 27.9 3.4 29.1 20.7 33.0 6.7 6.7 4.3
Player 43.0 22.0 30.4 4.6 34.4 37.3 28.3 3.2 32.3 23.4 29.2 6.0 5.0 3.2
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 0.8 3 381 32.8 96 .265 .410 .346 15.7 21.9 17.6 .290 .447 .369 50.0
2022 Sinker 1.3 2 185 15.9 54 .279 .395 .392 12.5 9.3 11.9 .331 .538 .441 47.4
2022 Slider -1.1 -2 175 15.1 36 .219 .313 .263 43.7 41.7 25.0 .148 .189 .195 33.3
2022 Changeup 2.5 4 157 13.5 40 .289 .526 .364 35.5 25.0 25.0 .247 .389 .297 39.3
2022 Curveball 0.5 1 130 11.2 23 .150 .200 .263 38.1 39.1 18.0 .188 .224 .250 0.0
2022 Cutter -4.1 -5 116 10.0 27 .120 .200 .185 18.5 18.5 17.9 .256 .306 .280 40.0
2022 Splitter -2.4 0 18 1.5 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 60.0 37.5 .314 .357 .295 50.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 7 580 36.3 152 .268 .447 .388 11.2 14.5 12.6 .262 .455 .377 36.3
2021 Slider -2.1 -6 286 17.9 68 .121 .172 .183 39.4 39.7 26.0 .113 .167 .181 17.6
2021 Sinker 0.7 2 228 14.2 58 .380 .500 .416 11.2 10.3 11.5 .360 .512 .421 46.7
2021 Changeup -2.6 -6 226 14.1 59 .151 .208 .211 46.8 42.4 31.6 .150 .222 .214 39.3
2021 Curveball 0.3 1 159 9.9 30 .321 .571 .400 44.4 56.7 36.2 .202 .362 .268 63.6
2021 Cutter 1.0 1 88 5.5 24 .238 .571 .367 30.2 16.7 16.7 .248 .501 .347 33.3
2021 Splitter 1.7 0 28 1.8 6 .333 .333 .300 50.0 66.7 25.0 .293 .322 .271 0.0
2021 N/A 13.8 1 5 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 33.3 0.0 0.0 .926 1.079 .882 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -2 159 31.0 37 .226 .258 .318 20.0 29.7 28.9 .249 .316 .318 40.0
2020 Sinker -0.3 0 87 17.0 15 .250 .250 .320 6.7 13.3 8.7 .284 .309 .351 10.0
2020 Slider -1.9 -2 86 16.8 25 .130 .304 .222 34.9 52.0 34.2 .176 .315 .247 20.0
2020 Curveball -2.4 -2 71 13.8 14 .214 .286 .218 25.9 21.4 15.8 .258 .298 .244 18.2
2020 Changeup 6.2 3 52 10.1 20 .400 .850 .523 41.2 20.0 25.0 .357 .753 .460 50.0
2020 Cutter 3.7 2 48 9.4 11 .333 .778 .500 45.5 36.4 36.4 .338 .522 .424 60.0
2020 Splitter -12.2 -1 10 1.9 5 .000 .000 .000 50.0 40.0 50.0 .300 .348 .291 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.7 4 572 37.8 128 .310 .398 .377 13.1 18.8 15.0 .273 .363 .322 40.4
2019 Sinker 1.0 2 244 16.1 73 .295 .492 .399 16.3 24.7 29.0 .288 .476 .389 50.0
2019 Slider -0.1 0 218 14.4 47 .167 .286 .232 37.5 46.8 25.3 .140 .225 .203 38.1
2019 Curveball -1.9 -4 196 13.0 31 .138 .138 .161 28.1 48.4 20.8 .138 .183 .173 21.4
2019 Changeup -0.2 0 126 8.3 41 .189 .378 .284 46.0 39.0 40.0 .235 .417 .314 28.6
2019 Cutter 0.4 0 101 6.7 21 .222 .389 .324 11.6 19.0 16.0 .160 .241 .244 21.4
2019 Splitter 1.3 0 18 1.2 3 .333 .667 .417 50.0 33.3 10.0 .067 .140 .083 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.7 3 466 39.1 96 .316 .447 .400 10.4 10.4 8.1 .286 .409 .378 40.3
2018 Sinker 0.3 1 201 16.8 49 .277 .298 .274 5.5 6.1 6.8 .322 .407 .335 38.6
2018 Slider -1.9 -4 191 16.0 52 .220 .320 .252 32.6 42.3 28.6 .170 .234 .195 25.0
2018 Changeup 1.6 2 127 10.6 46 .256 .372 .299 33.8 21.7 32.3 .238 .325 .277 24.2
2018 Curveball 0.0 0 127 10.6 29 .174 .304 .305 38.1 41.4 24.5 .182 .262 .297 18.2
2018 Cutter -0.2 0 54 4.5 11 .333 .333 .373 28.0 36.4 20.0 .280 .361 .354 60.0
2018 Splitter 2.1 1 25 2.1 9 .444 .556 .439 23.1 0.0 0.0 .305 .468 .334 22.2
2017 4-Seamer 1.8 14 745 34.0 165 .385 .524 .441 16.3 18.2 14.9 .332 .502 .400 44.7
2017 Sinker -0.3 -1 446 20.4 103 .300 .367 .380 11.9 13.6 15.2 .276 .376 .332 28.9
2017 Slider -3.3 -11 324 14.8 87 .128 .221 .147 29.3 37.9 27.0 .134 .227 .150 14.8
2017 Curveball -2.0 -6 289 13.2 74 .181 .319 .206 30.6 37.8 26.9 .212 .314 .223 26.1
2017 Changeup 0.1 0 216 9.9 61 .279 .426 .332 28.0 9.8 10.9 .252 .319 .247 12.7
2017 Splitter 1.4 1 82 3.7 31 .138 .345 .232 25.9 16.1 14.3 .156 .242 .202 16.7
2017 Cutter 7.4 6 79 3.6 26 .462 .885 .567 9.5 23.1 22.2 .377 .676 .440 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 57 222 -2 -3 1 2 -2
2017 547 2,183 -4 -15 14 7 3
2018 292 1,191 -6 -6 9 5 3
2019 345 1,477 1 -16 11 6 3
2020 128 517 1 -6 2 1 -2
2021 398 1,600 -4 -17 12 8 -1
2022 281 1,162 -11 0 9 5 3
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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 %
2016 222 50.0 64.0 83.1 24.3 48.1 43.2 14.0 44.1 24.5 6.3 64.3
2017 2,188 50.9 62.3 85.3 26.5 63.0 42.2 16.2 44.7 20.9 7.3 71.7
2018 1,193 48.5 59.9 87.0 23.3 58.0 42.6 12.3 41.0 20.9 7.6 74.4
2019 1,512 48.3 59.3 87.9 22.6 51.2 42.8 11.5 40.1 23.1 7.5 70.9
2020 513 50.5 59.1 88.2 25.2 31.3 39.8 21.3 42.3 28.6 6.8 68.6
2021 1,600 49.8 65.7 83.0 23.4 41.0 42.1 27.3 44.5 27.0 8.5 81.6
2022 1,162 48.1 63.5 86.5 23.2 44.3 45.1 22.4 42.6 24.6 7.6 69.3
Player 8,390 49.5 62.1 85.8 24.1 51.3 42.6 18.1 42.9 23.5 7.6 73.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2016 72 87
2017 17 40 20 17 22 28 26 20 64 18 36 24 63 55 82 6
2018 67 80
2019 14 12 6 10 43 6 15 28 77 42 8 79 63 85 76
2020 52 72 43 25 64 16 41 34 51 19 12 65 36 60 45
2021 32 16 21 29 58 26 45 43 56 28 19 90 33 78 67 1
2022 64 68 40 26 86 20 37 54 55 61 34 86 49 80 68 19
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 -- 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0.0
2017 20.9 11 10.2 1 10 10 2 18.2
2018 21.4 1 2.2 -1 5 2 0 0.0
2019 21.0 7 4.3 3 5 6 0 0.0
2020 23.5 3 3.2 0 3 1 2 66.7
2021 23.2 8 7.4 1 7 8 2 25.0
2022 23.1 4 3.5 1 2 4 1 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
2017 11 9 17 10 12 11 10 10 10 5 14 10 8 7 10 12 9 10 6 9 14 10 9 12 10 11 13 7 7 10 13
2018 1 4 3 2 2 3 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 4 1 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 3 2 3
2019 7 5 7 4 3 4 3 5 6 5 5 5 2 1 3 6 3 6 2 4 5 2 3 5 5 5 6 3 6 3 6
2020 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 3 3 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 4
2021 8 10 7 5 8 12 7 9 7 7 9 8 4 3 3 8 8 7 8 7 9 7 7 8 5 6 8 6 9 8 12
2022 4 4 5 3 3 4 3 4 3 2 4 4 2 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 3 5 5 4 5 2 3 3 5
! 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 90 86.3 -3.7 88.7 2.4 88.2 -0.5 87.9 -0.3 89 1.1 89.3 0.3
Launch Angle 7.8 10.9 3.1 7.2 -3.7 9.9 2.7 11.5 1.6 16.7 5.2 11 -5.7
Barrel % 2.9 4.1 1.2 3 -1.1 3.8 0.8 6.7 2.9 7.9 1.2 6.7 -1.2
Hard Hit % 40 29.3 -10.7 33.5 4.2 38 4.5 32 -6 36.5 4.5 41.9 5.4
Sweet Spot % 28.6 33.2 4.6 36 2.8 35.4 -0.6 49.3 13.9 41.5 -7.8 39.7 -1.8
xBA .208 .254 0.046 .253 -0.001 .228 -0.025 .267 0.039 .23 -0.037 .261 0.031
BA .188 .275 0.087 .272 -0.003 .248 -0.024 .237 -0.011 .247 0.01 .24 -0.007
xwOBA .279 .297 0.018 .311 0.014 .297 -0.014 .33 0.033 .315 -0.015 .33 0.015
wOBA .258 .315 0.057 .323 0.008 .308 -0.015 .313 0.005 .322 0.009 .313 -0.009
xSLG .329 .378 0.049 .348 -0.03 .342 -0.006 .407 0.065 .373 -0.034 .386 0.013
SLG .292 .413 0.121 .37 -0.043 .373 0.003 .404 0.031 .388 -0.016 .37 -0.018
K% 28.1 22.2 -5.9 20.8 -1.4 29.2 8.4 30.7 1.5 26.3 -4.4 24.1 -2.2
BB% 10.5 6.5 -4 10.6 4.1 11.2 0.6 10.2 -1 12.8 2.6 11.7 -1.1
Swing % 44.1 44.7 0.6 41 -3.7 40.1 -0.9 42.3 2.2 44.5 2.2 42.6 -1.9
Whiff% 24.5 20.9 -3.6 20.9 0 23.1 2.2 28.6 5.5 27 -1.6 24.6 -2.4
In Zone % 50 50.9 0.9 48.5 -2.4 48.3 -0.2 50.5 2.2 49.8 -0.7 48.1 -1.7
Out of Zone % 50 49.1 -0.9 51.5 2.4 51.7 0.2 49.5 -2.2 50.2 0.7 51.9 1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.3 26.5 2.2 23.3 -3.2 22.6 -0.7 25.2 2.6 23.4 -1.8 23.2 -0.2
First Pitch Swing % 14 16.2 2.2 12.3 -3.9 11.5 -0.8 21.3 9.8 27.3 6 22.4 -4.9
First Pitch Strike % 42.1 59.6 17.5 56.3 -3.3 58.9 2.6 58.3 -0.6 60.7 2.4 57.3 -3.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 56 1 1.8 .268 .000
2017 L 547 13 2.4 .317 .220
2018 L 292 19 6.5 .327 .268
2019 L 354 26 7.3 .316 .214
2020 L 127 23 18.1 .346 .161
2021 L 398 96 24.1 .330 .297
2022 L 281 117 41.6 .355 .254

Pitch Tempo