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Ben Zobrist
2B | B/T: S/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 40

Draft: 2004 | Rd: 6, #184, Houston Astros | Dallas Baptist
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 176 150 24 39 1 17 0 .260 .358 .313 .671
14 Seasons 6836 5880 884 1566 167 768 116 .266 .357 .426 .782
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .260 1 17 0 .671
14 Seasons .266 167 768 116 .782

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 34 2157 416 15 3.6 88.6 107.8 8.2 29.3 .256 .375 .349 .319 .309 35.5 10.5 11.6
2016 35 2655 449 20 4.5 89.2 110.4 9.5 32.5 .271 .409 .360 .350 .343 36.3 13 15.2
2017 36 1939 369 17 4.6 87.2 106.9 9.3 29 .257 .398 .302 .324 .332 32.2 14.3 10.9
2018 37 2018 403 12 3 89.9 107.5 9 35 .270 .384 .355 .329 .327 38.8 11.5 10.6
2019 38 710 128 1 0.8 85.8 105.1 5.3 25 .242 .315 .303 .301 .284 23.4 13.6 13.1
9479 1765 65 3.7 88.5 110.4 8.8 31 .262 .386 .340 .329 .325 34.9 12.4 12.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2019 Fastballs 422 59.4 111 89 27 23 3 0 1 10 80 0.303 0.272 0.371 0.367 0.361 0.354 87.9 3 7.0 12.3
2019 Breaking 178 25.1 43 39 7 7 0 0 0 12 28 0.179 0.189 0.179 0.218 0.190 0.210 82.0 12 32.8 20.3
2019 Offspeed 110 15.5 22 22 5 3 2 0 0 2 20 0.227 0.220 0.318 0.275 0.229 0.215 82.8 5 19.5 8.7
2018 Fastballs 1226 61.1 349 295 98 68 22 1 7 25 276 0.332 0.296 0.485 0.431 0.391 0.368 91.0 10 6.9 9.2
2018 Breaking 434 21.6 98 92 26 18 4 2 2 22 71 0.283 0.234 0.435 0.306 0.322 0.258 89.5 4 20.2 14.9
2018 Offspeed 348 17.3 68 64 13 11 2 0 0 12 53 0.203 0.219 0.234 0.306 0.209 0.252 84.7 10 36.1 12.0
! 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 %
2015 49.8 18.8 24.5 7 43.8 32.5 23.8 1.4 40.6 23.8 23.8 4.8 3.6
2016 49 19.2 26.5 5.3 46.8 36.3 16.9 2 37.6 20.7 27.2 4.7 4.5
2017 50.7 20.1 23.3 6 43.6 38.5 17.9 2.4 39 22.8 25.5 4.9 4.6
2018 49.6 21.1 25.8 3.5 44.9 35 20.1 1 38.5 22.1 28 5.7 3
2019 57 18.8 18.8 5.5 44.5 37.5 18 2.3 46.9 21.1 25 3.1 0.8
50.3 19.7 24.6 5.4 44.8 35.6 19.5 1.8 39.5 22.2 26.1 4.9 3.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2019 Splitter 3.2 0 9 1.3 3 0.333 0.333 0.3 0 0 0 0.304 0.352 0.277 33.3
2019 Cutter 1.2 0 22 3.1 4 0 0 0 0 25 25 0.064 0.074 0.059 0
2019 Changeup 0.9 1 101 14.2 19 0.211 0.316 0.226 22.9 10.5 10.5 0.207 0.263 0.205 5.9
2019 Slider -2.8 -2 77 10.8 21 0.15 0.15 0.129 39.4 33.3 22.6 0.179 0.204 0.16 7.1
2019 Curveball -1.7 -2 100 14.1 22 0.211 0.211 0.259 25.8 22.7 17.9 0.199 0.232 0.259 21.4
2019 Sinker 2 3 161 22.7 36 0.37 0.481 0.456 11.8 5.6 7.4 0.312 0.417 0.414 32
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 1 239 33.7 71 0.293 0.345 0.349 4.6 9.9 14 0.267 0.364 0.342 30.8
2018 Splitter 1.2 0 37 1.8 4 0.25 0.25 0.225 33.3 0 0 0.378 0.663 0.443 25
2018 Cutter 4.1 3 79 3.9 24 0.476 0.619 0.498 17.9 12.5 12 0.338 0.438 0.369 31.6
2018 Curveball 3 5 166 8.2 32 0.367 0.433 0.375 13.8 15.6 10.6 0.286 0.358 0.307 29.2
2018 Changeup -1.3 -4 310 15.4 65 0.213 0.246 0.223 36.1 18.5 13.6 0.205 0.278 0.236 24.5
2018 Slider 1.5 4 273 13.5 68 0.25 0.438 0.306 22.8 25 16.7 0.202 0.273 0.228 46.8
2018 Sinker -0.4 -2 428 21.2 108 0.305 0.368 0.349 7.7 3.7 5.1 0.304 0.398 0.351 39.8
2018 4-Seamer 1.2 9 721 35.7 217 0.33 0.531 0.417 5 8.3 10.7 0.288 0.448 0.378 42.7
2017 Knuckleball -8.1 -1 11 0.6 3 0 0 0 0 33.3 25 0.18 0.196 0.163 50
2017 Splitter 3.8 2 48 2.5 10 0.333 0.778 0.485 38.9 40 23.5 0.206 0.366 0.284 20
2017 Cutter 4.4 3 60 3.1 17 0.357 0.714 0.494 12.9 17.6 13 0.336 0.652 0.461 36.4
2017 Curveball -1.1 -2 196 10.1 35 0.129 0.226 0.239 14.5 25.7 15 0.195 0.297 0.265 36.4
2017 Slider 0.6 1 208 10.7 46 0.209 0.349 0.285 25.9 23.9 13.6 0.242 0.329 0.291 18.8
2017 Changeup -0.8 -2 270 13.9 59 0.189 0.264 0.267 31.9 30.5 21.7 0.175 0.229 0.231 16.7
2017 Sinker -0.9 -4 469 24.2 137 0.248 0.385 0.347 4.3 7.3 14.1 0.29 0.452 0.363 35.8
2017 4-Seamer -1.6 -11 673 34.7 187 0.248 0.394 0.323 6.6 8 9.3 0.273 0.434 0.345 35.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 233 884 5 -12 4 7 4
2009 593 2397 -7 17 20 13 43
2010 676 2765 -6 -20 10 14 -2
2011 684 2747 -11 6 15 12 23
2012 661 2693 -4 -7 20 13 23
2013 714 2615 -21 -14 22 12 -1
2014 650 2549 -6 -20 19 10 2
2015 595 2357 -1 -11 23 8 19
2016 686 2866 -4 -19 24 16 17
2017 521 2047 -17 -25 16 7 -18
2018 521 2029 -6 -8 21 7 13
2019 176 710 -6 -8 12 4 2
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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 %
2015 2157 45.3 55.3 90.9 21.8 78 43.9 16.8 36.8 12.5 6.3 65.4
2016 2655 45.6 55.2 91.5 18.9 73.1 43.5 16.5 35.5 12.8 6.6 67.8
2017 1939 49.7 58.2 90.7 21.6 70.5 44.5 21.6 39.7 13.6 7.1 67.2
2018 2018 49.6 60.3 89.7 21.9 72.5 43.1 22.9 41.1 14.2 6.8 71.3
2019 710 42 54.4 90.1 20.9 70.9 43.9 16.5 34.9 15.7 4.5 62.5
9479 47 57 90.7 20.9 73.5 43.8 19 37.8 13.5 6.5 67.7
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 57 63 42 33 81 40 35 48 48 94 90 93 57
2016 81 78 46 34 97 39 30 53 43 87 97 94 61
2017 45 50 32 29 64 33 31 33 31 84 74 95 53 18
2018 56 80 31 17 80 14 12 70 57 95 75 92 44 42
2019 46
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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 21.3 1 0.8 0 2 1 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
! 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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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.6 89.2 0.6 87.2 -2 89.9 2.7 -4.1
Launch Angle 8.2 9.5 1.3 9.3 -0.2 9 -0.3 -3.7
Barrel % 3.6 4.5 0.9 4.6 0.1 3 -1.6 -2.2
Hard Hit % 35.5 36.3 0.8 32.2 -4.1 38.8 6.6 -15.4
Sweet Spot % 29.3 32.5 3.2 29 -3.5 35 6 -10
xBA 0.256 0.271 0.015 0.257 -0.014 0.27 0.013 -0.028
BA 0.276 0.272 -0.004 0.232 -0.04 0.305 0.073 -0.045
xwOBA 0.319 0.35 0.031 0.324 -0.026 0.329 0.005 -0.028
wOBA 0.349 0.36 0.011 0.302 -0.058 0.355 0.053 -0.052
xSLG 0.375 0.409 0.034 0.398 -0.011 0.384 -0.014 -0.069
SLG 0.45 0.446 -0.004 0.375 -0.071 0.44 0.065 -0.127
K% 10.5 13 2.5 14.3 1.3 11.5 -2.8 2.1
BB% 11.6 15.2 3.6 10.9 -4.3 10.6 -0.3 2.5
Swing % 36.8 35.5 -1.3 39.7 4.2 41.1 1.4 -6.2
Whiff% 12.5 12.8 0.3 13.6 0.8 14.2 0.6 1.5
In Zone % 45.3 45.6 0.3 49.7 4.1 49.6 -0.1 -7.6
Out of Zone % 54.7 54.4 -0.3 50.3 -4.1 50.4 0.1 7.6
Out of Zone Swing % 21.8 18.9 -2.9 21.6 2.7 21.9 0.3 -1
First Pitch Swing % 16.8 16.5 -0.3 21.6 5.1 22.9 1.3 -6.4
First Pitch Strike % 54.8 56.7 1.9 60.1 3.4 58.1 -2 2.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 451 53 11.8 .362 .333
2016 R 161 0 0.0 .371
2017 L 373 45 12.1 .299 .486
2017 R 120 2 1.7 .238 .438
2018 L 380 47 12.4 .341 .444
2018 R 134 12 9.0 .342 .335
2019 L 148 56 37.8 .249 .395
2019 R 28 4 14.3 .346 .000

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