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Ben Rowen
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 200LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 22, #676, Texas Rangers | Virginia Tech
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 5.56 8 0 0 11.1 8 1.24
3 Seasons 0 0 6.26 20 0 0 23.0 17 1.65
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 8 0-0 5.56 11.1 8 1.24
3 Seasons 20 0-0 6.26 23.0 17 1.65

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2016 28 60 17 0 0 91.3 110.2 4 23.5 .299 .327 .462 .274 .306 35.3 10.5 0 15.00 3.23
2021 33 198 37 4 10.8 88.1 110 16.2 37.8 .235 .463 .369 .321 .348 29.7 16.3 4.1 5.56 4.06
258 54 4 7.4 89.1 110.2 12.5 33.3 .254 .422 .395 .308 .335 31.5 14.7 2.9
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.2 21.9 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Rowen relies on 3 pitches.
Slider
(51.5%) ,
Sinker
(46%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(2.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Slider 102 53 49 51.5 71.4 23 22 5 3 0 1 1 7 16 .227 .222 .455 .402 .275 .253 87.7 24 2616 6.1 20.9 20.0
2021 Sinker 91 49 42 46.0 79.7 26 22 7 4 1 0 2 1 21 .318 .248 .636 .523 .452 .380 88.4 10 1892 5.8 7.9 4.2
2021 4-Seam Fastball 5 1 4 2.5 88.1 2182 6.1 0.0
2016 Sinker 37 28 9 61.7 80.9 12 12 6 6 0 0 0 1 11 .500 .337 .500 .368 .439 .309 92.3 1 1833 5.9 0.0 10.0
2016 Slider 19 19 0 31.7 72.7 5 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 4 .600 .213 .600 .239 .527 .195 86.0 24 2479 6.1 30.0 20.0
2016 Changeup 4 2 2 6.7 78.8 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .500 .288 .500 .302 .439 .259 93.9 -11 1860 5.9 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 70.6 0 23.5 5.9 23.5 52.9 23.5 0 41.2 11.8 41.2 0 0
2021 37.8 32.4 21.6 8.1 21.6 45.9 32.4 2.7 32.4 35.1 16.2 2.7 10.8
48.1 22.2 22.2 7.4 22.2 48.1 29.6 1.9 35.2 27.8 24.1 1.9 7.4
45.2 22.1 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider LAA R 102 71.4 40.6 0.1 0 15.3 0 0
2021 Sinker LAA R 91 79.7 53.2 0 0 9.1 0 0
2021 4-Seamer LAA R 5 88.1 20.3 -2.1 -11 7.2 1.7 32
2016 Changeup MIL R 4 78.8 52.2 -1.7 -3 11.1 0.8 8
2016 Slider MIL R 19 72.7 43.1 0.1 0 8.6 0.1 1
2016 Sinker MIL R 37 80.9 51.4 -0.1 0 11.9 -0.1 -1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2021 Slider 0.3 0 102 51.5 23 .227 .455 .274 20.9 30.4 20 .222 .402 .253 31.3
2021 Sinker 2.9 3 91 46 26 .318 .636 .448 7.9 3.8 4.2 .248 .523 .379 28.6
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 0 5 2.5 0 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Sinker 84 79.7 77 15.6 4:00 4:45 -45
2021 Slider 102 71.4 81 20.2 9:45 10:15 -30
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 36 134 1 -3 0 0 -2
2021 49 198 1 -1 2 1 3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2016 60 53.3 65.6 90.5 35.7 80 36.7 68.4 51.7 9.7 6.7 100
2021 198 54 59.8 85.9 19.8 83.3 40.4 61.2 41.4 14.6 11.1 81.8
258 53.9 61.2 87.1 23.5 82.1 39.5 63.2 43.8 13.3 10.1 84.6
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 60.5 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2016
2021 44 53 26 17 71 53 24 64 88 11 93 2 44
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 21.7 3 2.6 0 0 1 2 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 3
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 19 .462 15 3 20.0 4 1 25.0
2021 49 .369 27 2 7.4 22 18 81.8

Pitch Distribution