Ben Zobrist
2B | B/T: S/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 41

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 .783
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .260 1 17 0 .671
14 Seasons .266 167 768 116 .783

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%
2015 34 2157 416 15 3.6 2.8 88.6 107.8 8.2 29.3 .260 .382 .349 .324 .315 34.9 10.5 11.6
2016 35 2655 449 20 4.5 3.2 89.2 110.4 9.5 32.5 .276 .418 .360 .357 .351 35.6 13.0 15.2
2017 36 1939 369 17 4.6 3.4 87.2 106.9 9.3 29.0 .258 .399 .302 .324 .333 32.2 14.3 10.9
2018 37 2018 403 12 3 2.3 89.9 107.5 9.0 35.0 .275 .390 .355 .333 .333 38.7 11.5 10.6
2019 38 710 128 1 0.8 0.6 85.8 105.1 5.3 25.0 .244 .317 .303 .303 .287 23.4 13.6 13.1
Player 9479 1765 65 3.7 2.8 88.5 110.4 8.7 31.0 .266 .391 .340 .333 .330 34.6 12.4 12.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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
2015 49.8 18.8 24.5 7.0 43.8 32.5 23.8 1.4 40.6 23.8 23.8 4.8 3.6 2.8
2016 49.0 19.2 26.5 5.3 46.1 36.1 16.9 2.0 37.6 20.7 27.2 4.7 4.5 3.2
2017 50.7 20.1 23.3 6.0 43.6 38.5 17.9 2.4 39.0 22.8 25.5 4.9 4.6 3.4
2018 49.6 21.1 25.8 3.5 44.9 35.0 20.1 1.0 38.7 22.1 28.5 5.7 3.0 2.3
2019 57.0 18.8 18.8 5.5 44.5 37.5 18.0 2.3 46.9 21.1 25.0 3.1 0.8 0.6
Player 50.3 19.7 24.6 5.4 44.6 35.6 19.5 1.8 39.5 22.2 26.2 4.9 3.7 2.8
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 %
2019 4-Seamer 0.8 2 242 34.1 72 .298 .351 .363 4.8 8.3 12.5 .272 .370 .357 30.8
2019 Sinker 1.3 2 158 22.3 35 .357 .464 .415 11.1 8.6 10.3 .312 .417 .397 32.0
2019 Changeup 0.8 1 101 14.2 19 .211 .316 .226 22.9 10.5 10.5 .207 .263 .205 5.9
2019 Curveball -1.7 -2 100 14.1 22 .211 .211 .259 25.8 22.7 17.9 .199 .232 .259 21.4
2019 Slider -2.8 -2 78 11.0 21 .150 .150 .129 39.4 33.3 22.6 .179 .204 .160 7.1
2019 Cutter 1.1 0 21 3.0 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 25.0 .064 .074 .059 0.0
2019 Splitter 3.2 0 9 1.3 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .304 .352 .277 33.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.5 11 707 35.0 212 .331 .537 .426 5.4 8.5 11.0 .288 .451 .379 42.5
2018 Sinker -0.5 -2 442 21.9 113 .303 .364 .348 6.9 3.5 4.9 .305 .399 .353 40.2
2018 Changeup -1.0 -3 310 15.4 65 .213 .246 .237 36.1 18.5 13.6 .212 .284 .242 26.0
2018 Slider 1.4 4 273 13.5 68 .250 .438 .310 22.8 25.0 16.7 .208 .281 .234 45.8
2018 Curveball 2.9 5 166 8.2 32 .367 .433 .375 13.8 15.6 10.6 .304 .378 .322 28.0
2018 Cutter 3.9 3 79 3.9 24 .476 .619 .480 17.9 12.5 12.0 .355 .460 .385 31.6
2018 Splitter 1.2 0 37 1.8 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 0.0 0.0 .378 .663 .443 25.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.5 -10 666 34.3 185 .252 .399 .332 6.3 8.1 9.4 .277 .439 .348 36.0
2017 Sinker -0.9 -4 476 24.5 139 .244 .378 .351 4.8 7.2 13.7 .288 .448 .360 35.1
2017 Changeup -0.9 -2 271 14.0 59 .189 .264 .267 32.5 30.5 21.7 .175 .229 .231 16.7
2017 Slider 0.6 1 207 10.7 46 .209 .349 .285 25.0 23.9 13.6 .242 .329 .291 18.8
2017 Curveball -1.2 -2 196 10.1 35 .129 .226 .239 14.5 25.7 15.0 .195 .297 .265 36.4
2017 Cutter 4.3 3 60 3.1 17 .357 .714 .494 12.9 17.6 13.0 .336 .652 .461 36.4
2017 Splitter 3.8 2 48 2.5 10 .333 .778 .485 38.9 40.0 23.5 .206 .366 .284 20.0
2017 Knuckleball -8.6 -1 11 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 33.3 25.0 .180 .196 .163 50.0
! 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 3
2009 593 2,397 -7 17 19 13 41
2010 676 2,765 -7 -20 11 14 -1
2011 684 2,746 -12 6 15 12 21
2012 661 2,693 -5 -6 21 13 23
2013 714 2,615 -22 -13 22 12 -1
2014 650 2,549 -7 -21 19 10 1
2015 605 2,415 0 -12 23 8 20
2016 697 2,914 -4 -21 25 16 16
2017 521 2,047 -16 -25 16 7 -18
2018 524 2,037 -4 -7 21 7 17
2019 176 710 -6 -8 12 4 1
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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 2,157 45.2 55.3 91.1 21.5 78.0 43.7 16.8 36.8 12.5 6.4 65.0
2016 2,655 45.6 55.3 91.5 18.8 73.5 43.5 16.5 35.5 12.8 6.5 68.0
2017 1,939 49.7 58.2 90.7 21.6 70.5 44.5 21.6 39.7 13.6 7.1 67.2
2018 2,018 49.8 60.4 89.8 21.9 72.5 43.2 22.9 41.1 14.2 6.7 71.3
2019 710 42.0 54.4 90.1 20.9 70.9 43.9 16.5 34.9 15.7 4.5 62.5
Player 9,479 47.0 57.0 90.7 20.8 73.6 43.7 19.0 37.8 13.5 6.5 67.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2015 57 60 42 33 80 40 35 49 58 49 94 90 93 94 57
2016 83 79 49 35 97 39 30 53 77 43 87 97 94 98 60
2017 44 46 31 29 63 33 31 32 53 31 84 74 95 87 53 18
2018 58 83 34 17 81 14 12 70 56 55 95 75 92 81 44 42
2019 38 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 %
2016 20.4 18 17.9 0 11 13 7 38.9
2017 20.2 12 16.1 -4 8 11 7 58.3
2018 20.5 9 10.2 -1 5 10 3 33.3
2019 21.3 1 0.8 0 1 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 18 16 26 12 18 21 18 19 19 12 23 19 14 17 18 18 20 17 12 19 25 12 17 18 14 21 22 16 12 19 24
2017 12 14 20 14 18 17 17 17 18 10 18 18 13 16 17 18 17 15 12 15 20 15 16 15 16 17 17 15 11 17 20
2018 9 12 15 8 9 12 9 12 11 5 11 11 6 11 10 12 10 11 8 9 10 11 9 10 10 12 13 6 9 9 15
2019 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 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, 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 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 % 34.9 35.6 0.7 32.2 -3.4 38.7 6.5 -15.3
Sweet Spot % 29.3 32.5 3.2 29 -3.5 35 6 -10
xBA 0.26 0.276 0.016 0.258 -0.018 0.275 0.017 -0.031
BA 0.276 0.272 -0.004 0.232 -0.04 0.305 0.073 -0.045
xwOBA 0.324 0.357 0.033 0.324 -0.033 0.333 0.009 -0.03
wOBA 0.349 0.36 0.011 0.302 -0.058 0.355 0.053 -0.052
xSLG 0.382 0.418 0.036 0.399 -0.019 0.39 -0.009 -0.073
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 % 45.2 45.6 0.4 49.7 4.1 49.8 0.1 -7.8
Out of Zone % 54.8 54.4 -0.4 50.3 -4.1 50.2 -0.1 7.8
Out of Zone Swing % 21.5 18.8 -2.7 21.6 2.8 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 60.2 3.5 58.1 -2.1 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 374 45 12.0 .298 .486
2017 R 120 2 1.7 .238 .438
2018 L 382 47 12.3 .341 .444
2018 R 135 12 8.9 .346 .335
2019 L 148 56 37.8 .249 .395
2019 R 28 4 14.3 .346 .000

Pitch Tempo