Ben Zobrist
2B | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 42
Draft: 2004 | Rd: 6, #184, Houston Astros | Dallas Baptist
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 496 435 58 101 12 2 .232 .318 .375 .693
2018 520 455 67 139 9 3 .305 .378 .440 .818
2019 176 150 24 39 1 0 .260 .358 .313 .671
14 Seasons 6,836 5,880 884 1,566 167 116 .266 .357 .426 .783
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .232 12 2 .693
2018 .305 9 3 .818
2019 .260 1 0 .671
14 Seasons .266 167 116 .783
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 3.0 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 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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
2015 49.8 18.8 24.5 7.0 43.8 32.5 23.6 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 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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-Seam Fastball 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 -2.9 -2 76 10.7 21 .150 .150 .129 37.5 33.3 22.6 .179 .204 .160 7.1
2019 Cutter 0.9 0 23 3.2 4 .000 .000 .000 16.7 25.0 25.0 .064 .074 .059 0.0
2019 Split-Finger 3.2 0 9 1.3 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .304 .352 .277 33.3
2018 4-Seam Fastball 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 -3 312 15.5 65 .213 .246 .237 36.1 18.5 13.5 .212 .284 .242 26.0
2018 Slider 1.5 4 270 13.4 67 .254 .444 .315 23.2 25.4 16.8 .209 .280 .235 44.7
2018 Curveball 2.6 4 164 8.1 31 .367 .433 .365 13.8 16.1 10.9 .304 .378 .310 28.0
2018 Cutter 3.8 3 81 4.0 24 .476 .619 .480 17.5 12.5 11.5 .355 .460 .385 31.6
2018 Split-Finger 0.8 0 37 1.8 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 0.0 0.0 .378 .663 .443 25.0
2018 Slurve 22.4 0 2 0.1 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2018 Sweeper -22.4 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .200 .336 .202 100.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.5 -10 665 34.3 185 .252 .399 .332 6.4 8.1 9.5 .277 .439 .348 36.0
2017 Sinker -0.9 -4 477 24.6 139 .244 .378 .351 4.7 7.2 13.5 .288 .448 .360 35.1
2017 Changeup -0.9 -2 269 13.9 59 .189 .264 .267 32.5 30.5 21.7 .175 .229 .231 16.7
2017 Slider 0.7 1 205 10.6 45 .214 .357 .291 25.3 24.4 13.9 .245 .333 .294 19.4
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 Split-Finger 3.7 2 50 2.6 10 .333 .778 .485 38.9 40.0 23.5 .206 .366 .284 20.0
2017 Knuckleball -8.7 -1 11 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 33.3 25.0 .180 .196 .163 50.0
2017 Slurve -13.7 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .131 .144 .122 0.0
! 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 12 41
2010 676 2,765 -7 -20 11 14 -2
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 -11 23 8 20
2016 697 2,914 -3 -21 25 15 16
2017 521 2,047 -16 -25 16 7 -18
2018 524 2,037 -4 -7 20 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 45.3 55.4 91.1 21.4 77.8 43.9 16.8 36.8 12.5 6.4 66.4
2016 2,655 45.7 55.1 91.5 18.9 73.6 43.6 16.5 35.5 12.8 6.5 68.0
2017 1,939 49.8 58.3 90.7 21.4 70.2 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 41.8 54.5 90.1 20.8 70.9 43.9 16.5 34.9 15.7 4.4 61.3
Player 9,479 47.0 57.0 90.7 20.7 73.5 43.8 19.0 37.8 13.5 6.5 67.9
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 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 Arm
Strength
2015 57 60 42 33 80 40 35 49 59 49 94 90 93 95 58
2016 83 79 49 35 97 39 30 53 77 43 87 97 94 97 60 7
2017 44 47 31 29 63 33 31 32 53 31 84 74 95 88 53 18
2018 59 83 34 17 82 14 12 70 56 55 95 75 92 81 46 67
2019 38 45
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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 18.1 0 10 14 7 38.9
2017 20.2 12 16.3 -4 7 11 8 66.7
2018 20.5 9 10.2 -1 4 10 3 33.3
2019 21.3 1 1.0 0 1 1 0 0.0
Player 20.4 40 45.7 -6 22 36 18 45.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 18 18 13 23 19 18 20 19 18 13 19 26 16 14 19 20 13 18 18 22 14 12 24 22 16 17 19 25 16 19 12
2017 12 17 10 18 17 17 19 18 16 13 16 20 16 16 19 18 16 16 16 17 16 10 20 17 17 15 17 21 15 15 12
2018 9 13 4 12 10 10 12 12 11 7 10 13 12 8 10 12 12 10 10 12 10 8 13 13 8 6 12 9 12 9 7
2019 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0
Player 40 49 28 54 47 46 52 50 46 33 46 60 46 39 49 51 42 45 45 52 41 31 59 53 42 39 49 56 45 44 31
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.6 89.2 0.6 87.2 -2.0 89.9 2.7 85.8 -4.1
Launch Angle 8.2 9.5 1.3 9.3 -0.2 9.0 -0.3 5.3 -3.7
Barrel % 3.6 4.5 0.9 4.6 0.1 3.0 -1.6 0.8 -2.2
Hard Hit % 34.9 35.6 0.7 32.2 -3.4 38.7 6.5 23.4 -15.3
Sweet Spot % 29.3 32.5 3.2 29.0 -3.5 35.0 6.0 25.0 -10.0
xBA .260 .276 0.016 .258 -0.018 .275 0.017 .244 -0.031
BA .276 .272 -0.004 .232 -0.040 .305 0.073 .260 -0.045
xwOBA .324 .357 0.033 .324 -0.033 .333 0.009 .303 -0.030
wOBA .349 .360 0.011 .302 -0.058 .355 0.053 .303 -0.052
xSLG .382 .418 0.036 .399 -0.019 .390 -0.009 .317 -0.073
SLG .450 .446 -0.004 .375 -0.071 .440 0.065 .313 -0.127
K% 10.5 13.0 2.5 14.3 1.3 11.5 -2.8 13.6 2.1
BB% 11.6 15.2 3.6 10.9 -4.3 10.6 -0.3 13.1 2.5
Swing % 36.8 35.5 -1.3 39.7 4.2 41.1 1.4 34.9 -6.2
Whiff% 12.5 12.8 0.3 13.6 0.8 14.2 0.6 15.7 1.5
In Zone % 45.3 45.7 0.4 49.8 4.1 49.8 0.0 41.8 -8.0
Out of Zone % 54.7 54.3 -0.4 50.2 -4.1 50.2 0.0 58.2 8.0
Out of Zone Swing % 21.4 18.9 -2.5 21.4 2.5 21.9 0.5 20.8 -1.1
First Pitch Swing % 16.8 16.5 -0.3 21.6 5.1 22.9 1.3 16.5 -6.4
First Pitch Strike % 54.8 56.7 1.9 60.2 3.5 58.1 -2.1 60.8 2.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 451 108 23.9 .360 .354
2016 Shifts R 161 4 2.5 .381 .000
2017 Shifts L 374 67 17.9 .287 .473
2017 Shifts R 120 3 2.5 .234 .523
2018 Shifts L 382 84 22.0 .357 .342
2018 Shifts R 135 14 10.4 .334 .439
2019 Shifts L 148 81 54.7 .264 .337
2019 Shifts R 28 4 14.3 .346 .000
! 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

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