Ben Rice
1B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 1" 215LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2021 | Rd: 12, #363, New York Yankees | Dartmouth
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2024 78 67 9 17 5 0 .254 .333 .522 .855
1 Season 78 67 9 17 5 0 .254 .333 .522 .855
AVG HR SB OPS
2024 .254 5 0 .855
1 Season .254 5 0 .855
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2024 25 309 52 10 19.2 12.8 90.5 110.8 16.7 44.2 .301 .644 .362 .420 .511 38.5 21.8 11.5
Player 309 52 10 19.2 12.8 90.5 110.8 16.7 44.2 .301 .644 .362 .420 .511 38.5 21.8 11.5
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 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
2024 32.7 34.6 23.1 9.6 51.9 23.1 25.0 3.8 21.2 26.9 28.8 0.0 19.2 12.8
Player 32.7 34.6 23.1 9.6 51.9 23.1 25.0 3.8 21.2 26.9 28.8 0.0 19.2 12.8
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 5.0 3 55 17.8 16 .286 .643 .425 26.1 31.3 27.8 .280 .782 .469 44.4
2024 Cutter 4.2 2 55 17.8 17 .267 .867 .541 21.9 23.5 33.3 .329 .894 .526 27.3
2024 Slider -2.6 -1 43 13.9 8 .143 .143 .200 10.0 12.5 8.3 .356 .687 .472 50.0
2024 Sinker -3.6 -2 43 13.9 12 .300 .300 .283 21.1 16.7 15.4 .387 .555 .398 44.4
2024 Curveball -1.3 0 37 12.0 5 .400 .600 .430 31.3 0.0 0.0 .394 .630 .432 60.0
2024 Changeup 7.8 3 33 10.7 9 .333 .833 .478 35.7 22.2 14.3 .261 .635 .415 20.0
2024 Split-Finger -2.0 0 21 6.8 5 .000 .000 .140 33.3 20.0 14.3 .189 .199 .280 66.7
2024 Sweeper 0.4 0 18 5.8 4 .250 .250 .225 20.0 50.0 25.0 .123 .136 .112 0.0
2024 Slurve -14.4 -1 4 1.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .070 .079 .064 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2024 78 309 6 -6 2 2 4
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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 %
2024 309 50.8 75.2 81.4 17.8 55.6 42.4 28.2 46.9 23.4 11.3 80.0
Player 309 50.8 75.2 81.4 17.8 55.6 42.4 28.2 46.9 23.4 11.3 80.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2024 71 52
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2024 21.3 5 6.3 -1 1 4 3 60.0
Player 21.3 5 6.3 -1 1 4 3 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2024 5 8 5 6 6 6 6 8 5 6 6 6 7 6 6 6 7 6 7 6 8 5 8 7 5 6 6 5 8 6 5
Player 5 8 5 6 6 6 6 8 5 6 6 6 7 6 6 6 7 6 7 6 8 5 8 7 5 6 6 5 8 6 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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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2024 Shades L 78 53 67.9 .404 .343
! 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 %
2024 76 16.2 28.9% 0.0% 24 18.4 4.2% 0.0%
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