Blake Sabol
C | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 7, #214, Pittsburgh Pirates | USC
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 342 308 36 73 13 4 .237 .303 .396 .699
1 Season 342 308 36 73 13 4 .237 .303 .396 .699
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .237 13 4 .699
1 Season .237 13 4 .699
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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
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2023 25 1355 194 22 11.3 6.5 89.0 111.6 16.5 31.4 .198 .370 .303 .283 .390 38.7 34.3 7.0
Player 1355 194 22 11.3 6.5 89.0 111.6 16.5 31.4 .198 .370 .303 .283 .390 38.7 34.3 7.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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
2023 44.8 29.4 18.0 7.7 36.1 36.1 27.8 9.8 30.4 23.7 18.6 6.2 11.3 6.5
Player 44.8 29.4 18.0 7.7 36.1 36.1 27.8 9.8 30.4 23.7 18.6 6.2 11.3 6.5
MLB 44.6 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 0.6 3 422 31.1 118 .260 .442 .346 27.6 31.4 25.5 .225 .465 .330 50.7
2023 Changeup -0.9 -2 202 14.9 51 .128 .213 .242 53.8 43.1 28.9 .148 .242 .209 24.0
2023 Slider -2.2 -4 172 12.7 36 .118 .206 .169 50.0 50.0 31.0 .146 .327 .226 37.5
2023 Sinker 0.4 1 166 12.3 47 .317 .366 .357 19.8 29.8 28.6 .256 .353 .323 39.3
2023 Curveball 1.5 2 160 11.8 31 .222 .370 .311 34.5 29.0 17.0 .175 .230 .245 27.8
2023 Cutter 3.1 4 115 8.5 33 .419 .742 .502 27.0 21.2 33.3 .257 .485 .326 36.0
2023 Splitter -1.1 -1 59 4.4 12 .091 .182 .313 53.6 33.3 21.1 .095 .196 .171 14.3
2023 Sweeper 4.5 2 51 3.8 10 .222 .889 .470 48.0 60.0 27.3 .143 .522 .317 66.7
2023 Knuckleball -4.4 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .001 .001 .000 0.0
2023 Slurve 2.1 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 Forkball 6.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 341 1,355 -1 -7 8 5 5
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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 %
2023 1,355 50.7 75.4 69.4 28.1 41.5 44.2 43.4 52.2 35.5 7.4 84.0
Player 1,355 50.7 75.4 69.4 28.1 41.5 44.2 43.4 52.2 35.5 7.4 84.0
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
2023 9 1 20 52 2 30 74 42 74 36 2 34 4 51 52 59
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 22.6 13 10.3 3 5 7 5 38.5
Player 22.6 13 10.3 3 5 7 5 38.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 13 10 10 9 12 10 12 9 11 8 11 13 9 9 12 10 11 9 9 15 9 8 15 10 8 8 11 11 9 11 9
Player 13 10 10 9 12 10 12 9 11 8 11 13 9 9 12 10 11 9 9 15 9 8 15 10 8 8 11 11 9 11 9
! 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
2023 Shades L 336 97 28.9 .290 .322
! 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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