Blake Swihart
C | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 0" 185LBS | Age: 32
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #26, Boston Red Sox | Cleveland (NM) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 7 5 1 1 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629
2018 207 192 28 44 3 6 .229 .285 .328 .613
2019 99 92 13 15 4 0 .163 .222 .304 .526
5 Seasons 696 639 98 155 12 10 .243 .301 .355 .656
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .200 0 0 .629
2018 .229 3 6 .613
2019 .163 4 0 .526
5 Seasons .243 12 10 .656
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 1210 213 6 2.8 1.9 86.8 111.2 10.3 35.2 .254 .348 .312 .290 .361 27.2 24.9 5.8
2016 24 297 46 2 4.3 2.7 87.9 108.7 7.6 37.0 .262 .398 .321 .342 .388 28.3 23.0 14.9
2017 25 38 2 0 0.0 0.0 84.4 84.4 44.8 0.0 .003 .006 .323 .234 .018 0.0 42.9 28.6
2018 26 799 135 7 5.2 3.4 86.0 108.1 13.9 34.1 .213 .325 .271 .266 .331 26.7 27.5 7.2
2019 27 405 56 3 5.4 3.0 85.7 107.3 12.2 33.9 .197 .315 .228 .249 .354 28.6 36.4 6.1
Player 2749 452 18 4.0 2.6 86.5 111.2 11.4 34.7 .233 .339 .289 .282 .353 27.2 27.3 7.5
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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 47.4 18.8 28.6 5.2 34.7 39.0 24.9 3.3 34.7 23.0 30.5 3.8 2.8 1.9
2016 47.8 17.4 26.1 8.7 30.4 43.5 26.1 2.2 32.6 19.6 28.3 6.5 4.3 2.7
2017 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 41.5 23.7 25.2 9.6 35.6 36.3 27.4 3.0 35.6 30.4 20.0 5.9 5.2 3.4
2019 42.9 23.2 28.6 5.4 46.4 32.1 21.4 1.8 32.1 32.1 25.0 3.6 5.4 3.0
Player 45.1 20.8 27.2 6.9 35.8 37.6 25.7 2.9 34.3 26.1 26.3 4.6 4.0 2.6
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! 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 -2.4 -4 156 38.5 35 .094 .188 .169 38.8 48.6 33.3 .125 .182 .180 26.7
2019 Slider -2.0 -1 68 16.8 16 .143 .143 .256 39.0 31.3 17.2 .225 .283 .277 22.2
2019 Curveball -2.7 -1 50 12.3 12 .091 .091 .133 25.0 41.7 26.3 .133 .154 .171 16.7
2019 Changeup 2.2 1 50 12.3 12 .250 .750 .408 34.5 25.0 15.8 .254 .673 .375 33.3
2019 Sinker -5.7 -3 44 10.9 11 .273 .273 .245 11.1 0.0 0.0 .297 .355 .285 36.4
2019 Cutter 11.4 3 24 5.9 11 .300 .700 .441 23.5 36.4 33.3 .321 .549 .390 33.3
2019 Split-Finger -5.0 -1 11 2.7 2 .000 .000 .000 57.1 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Slurve -3.0 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 0 298 37.3 67 .263 .439 .373 30.8 32.8 25.3 .246 .430 .351 34.3
2018 Sinker 0.0 0 152 19.0 38 .286 .371 .338 15.3 21.1 21.6 .264 .387 .334 37.0
2018 Changeup -0.7 -1 132 16.5 31 .300 .400 .319 24.2 12.9 10.8 .244 .327 .262 19.2
2018 Slider -6.0 -5 79 9.9 24 .130 .130 .142 31.1 33.3 26.7 .106 .139 .131 6.7
2018 Curveball 0.7 0 57 7.1 15 .267 .333 .263 36.4 40.0 30.0 .171 .205 .170 22.2
2018 Cutter -5.5 -3 51 6.4 21 .143 .238 .205 22.2 19.0 40.0 .202 .331 .228 23.5
2018 Split-Finger -9.1 -2 22 2.8 7 .000 .000 .000 45.5 42.9 25.0 .103 .120 .104 25.0
2018 Sweeper -19.2 -1 3 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 100.0 .010 .041 .021 100.0
2018 Slurve -26.5 -1 2 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -3.2 -1 28 73.7 6 .250 .250 .280 33.3 33.3 22.2 .004 .008 .284 0.0
2017 Changeup -2.4 0 8 21.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2017 Split-Finger 1.0 0 1 2.6 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Slider 6.7 0 1 2.6 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 309 1,209 1 -8 5 2 0
2016 74 297 -1 -4 2 2 -1
2018 210 808 -7 -10 3 2 -12
2019 99 404 1 -10 1 2 -6
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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 1,210 50.0 62.1 86.2 32.1 60.3 43.7 24.6 47.1 22.3 8.4 79.2
2016 297 44.4 58.3 87.0 27.3 64.4 43.8 20.3 41.1 21.3 6.4 73.7
2017 38 44.7 64.7 54.5 19.0 75.0 39.5 42.9 39.5 40.0 15.8 33.3
2018 799 50.5 67.0 79.3 27.1 57.9 44.1 27.1 47.2 26.8 7.8 75.8
2019 405 50.5 71.6 71.2 35.5 57.7 46.0 37.4 53.6 33.2 7.2 82.8
Player 2,749 49.6 64.7 81.3 30.4 59.9 44.1 26.9 47.3 25.5 7.9 77.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 84 73
2016 65 66
2018 60 54
2019 52 68
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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 -- 0 0.5 -1 3 0 0 --
2018 19.8 3 3.7 -1 0 5 1 33.3
2019 19.4 4 3.6 0 1 4 0 0.0
Player 19.6 7 7.7 -1 4 9 1 14.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0
2018 3 3 2 5 4 3 6 4 4 2 2 5 3 3 5 5 2 4 4 6 3 3 6 4 3 2 4 4 3 5 1
2019 4 4 2 5 4 4 4 4 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 2 4 4 4 1
Player 7 8 4 11 8 7 10 9 6 5 5 9 7 7 9 9 6 8 8 11 8 7 12 9 7 6 7 10 8 9 2
! 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 86.8 87.9 1.1 84.4 -3.5 86.0 1.6 85.7 -0.3
Launch Angle 10.3 7.6 -2.7 44.8 37.2 13.9 -30.9 12.2 -1.7
Barrel % 2.8 4.3 1.5 0.0 -4.3 5.2 5.2 5.4 0.2
Hard Hit % 27.2 28.3 1.1 0.0 -28.3 26.7 26.7 28.6 1.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.2 37.0 1.8 0.0 -37.0 34.1 34.1 33.9 -0.2
xBA .254 .262 0.008 .003 -0.259 .213 0.210 .197 -0.016
BA .274 .258 -0.016 .200 -0.058 .229 0.029 .163 -0.066
xwOBA .290 .342 0.052 .234 -0.108 .266 0.032 .249 -0.017
wOBA .312 .321 0.009 .323 0.002 .271 -0.052 .228 -0.043
xSLG .348 .398 0.050 .006 -0.392 .325 0.319 .315 -0.010
SLG .392 .355 -0.037 .200 -0.155 .328 0.128 .304 -0.024
K% 24.9 23.0 -1.9 42.9 19.9 27.5 -15.4 36.4 8.9
BB% 5.8 14.9 9.1 28.6 13.7 7.2 -21.4 6.1 -1.1
Swing % 47.1 41.1 -6.0 39.5 -1.6 47.2 7.7 53.6 6.4
Whiff% 22.3 21.3 -1.0 40.0 18.7 26.8 -13.2 33.2 6.4
In Zone % 50.0 44.4 -5.6 44.7 0.3 50.5 5.8 50.5 0.0
Out of Zone % 50.0 55.6 5.6 55.3 -0.3 49.5 -5.8 49.5 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 32.1 27.3 -4.8 19.0 -8.3 27.1 8.1 35.5 8.4
First Pitch Swing % 24.6 20.3 -4.3 42.9 22.6 27.1 -15.8 37.4 10.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.8 55.4 -6.4 71.4 16.0 58.9 -12.5 64.6 5.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 64 5 7.8 .293 .314
2016 Shifts R 7 0 0.0 .699
2017 Shifts L 7 5 71.4 .346 .314
2018 Shifts L 143 58 40.6 .349 .294
2018 Shifts R 64 7 10.9 .166 .000
2019 Shifts L 76 48 63.2 .369 .189
2019 Shifts R 20 0 0.0 .156
! 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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