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Blake Swihart
C | B/T: S/R | 6' 0" 185LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #26, Boston Red Sox | Cleveland (NM) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 99 92 13 15 4 13 0 .163 .222 .304 .527
5 Seasons 696 639 98 155 12 67 10 .243 .301 .355 .656
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .163 4 13 0 .527
5 Seasons .243 12 67 10 .656

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 23 1210 213 6 2.8 86.8 111.2 10.3 35.2 .253 .346 .312 .288 .357 27.5 24.9 5.8
2016 24 297 46 2 4.3 87.9 108.7 7.6 37 .249 .379 .321 .328 .362 30.2 23 14.9
2017 25 38 2 0 0 84.4 84.4 44.8 0 .003 .005 .323 .201 .009 0 42.9 28.6
2018 26 799 135 7 5.2 86 108.1 13.9 34.1 .213 .325 .271 .266 .331 26.7 27.5 7.2
2019 27 405 56 3 5.4 85.7 107.3 12.2 33.9 .197 .315 .228 .249 .354 28.6 36.4 6.1
2749 452 18 4 86.5 111.2 11.4 34.7 .230 .336 .289 .279 .348 27.5 27.3 7.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.5 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 223 55.2 57 53 9 6 1 0 2 21 32 .170 .198 .302 .287 .229 .240 87.7 10 30.9 30.0
2019 Breaking 120 29.7 28 25 3 3 0 0 0 10 15 .120 .185 .120 .226 .168 .232 84.1 18 34.5 20.8
2019 Offspeed 61 15.1 14 14 3 1 0 0 2 5 9 .214 .218 .643 .577 .339 .321 80.8 8 38.9 23.8
2018 Fastballs 500 62.7 125 112 28 17 9 0 2 34 78 .250 .245 .384 .401 .314 .320 88.3 17 24.7 25.4
2018 Offspeed 156 19.5 39 38 9 8 0 0 1 7 31 .237 .218 .316 .292 .250 .235 83.0 19 26.6 14.3
2018 Breaking 142 17.8 43 42 7 6 1 0 0 16 26 .167 .121 .190 .153 .168 .135 82.8 0 33.8 30.8
! 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 47.4 18.8 28.6 5.2 34.7 39.4 25.8 3.3 34.7 23 30.5 3.8 2.8
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
2017 50 50 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 50 0 0 0
2018 41.5 23.7 25.2 9.6 36.3 36.3 27.4 3 35.6 30.4 20 5.9 5.2
2019 42.9 23.2 28.6 5.4 46.4 32.1 21.4 1.8 32.1 32.1 25 3.6 5.4
45.1 20.8 27.2 6.9 36.1 37.8 26.1 2.9 34.3 26.1 26.3 4.6 4
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 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 -5 -1 10 2.5 2 0 0 0 50 100 100 0
2019 Cutter 12.1 3 23 5.7 11 .3 .7 .441 25 36.4 33.3 .321 .549 .39 33.3
2019 Sinker -5.5 -2 44 10.9 11 .273 .273 .245 11.1 0 0 .297 .355 .285 36.4
2019 Changeup 2.1 1 51 12.6 12 .25 .75 .408 36.7 25 15.8 .254 .673 .375 33.3
2019 Curveball -2.6 -1 51 12.6 12 .091 .091 .133 25 41.7 26.3 .133 .154 .171 16.7
2019 Slider -3.6 -3 69 17 16 .143 .143 .2 38.1 31.3 17.2 .225 .283 .277 22.2
2019 4-Seamer -2.3 -4 156 38.5 35 .094 .188 .169 38.8 48.6 33.3 .125 .182 .18 26.7
2018 N/A -5 0 2 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .477 .302 0
2018 Splitter -8.7 -2 22 2.8 7 0 0 0 45.5 42.9 25 .103 .12 .104 25
2018 Curveball -0.9 -1 60 7.5 17 .235 .294 .232 41.7 47.1 36.4 .15 .181 .15 22.2
2018 Cutter -4 -2 50 6.3 20 .15 .25 .215 22.9 20 40 .208 .343 .236 25
2018 Slider -6.5 -5 82 10.3 26 .12 .12 .131 29.8 30.8 26.7 .101 .135 .125 11.8
2018 Changeup -0.6 -1 132 16.5 31 .3 .4 .319 24.2 12.9 10.8 .244 .327 .262 19.2
2018 Sinker 0.1 0 152 19 38 .286 .371 .338 15.3 21.1 21.6 .264 .387 .334 37
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 0 298 37.3 67 .263 .439 .373 30.8 32.8 25.3 .246 .43 .351 34.3
2017 Changeup -2.4 0 8 21.1 1 0 0 0 50 100 33.3 0
2017 4-Seamer -3.1 -1 28 73.7 6 .25 .25 .383 33.3 33.3 22.2 .003 .006 .236 0
2017 Slider 6.7 0 1 2.6 0
2017 Splitter 1 0 1 2.6 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 304 1188 2 -7 5 2 3
2016 71 287 0 -4 2 2 0
2018 210 808 -8 -9 3 2 -11
2019 99 404 0 -9 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 1210 50.8 62 86.1 31.6 60.5 43.6 24.6 47.1 22.3 8.4 79
2016 297 44.6 57.8 87.8 27 62.8 43.6 20.3 41.1 21.3 6.6 73.7
2017 38 44.7 64.7 54.5 19 75 39.5 42.9 39.5 40 15.8 33.3
2018 799 50.5 67 79.3 27.1 57.9 43.9 27.1 47.2 26.8 7.6 77
2019 405 50.5 71.6 71.2 35.5 57.7 46 37.4 53.6 33.2 7.2 82.8
2749 49.9 64.6 81.3 30.1 59.8 44 26.9 47.3 25.5 7.9 77.2
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 29.1 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 75
2016 68
2017
2018 54
2019 69
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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 19.4 4 4 0 0 4 1 25

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 5 2 5 4 4 3 4 5 2 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 5
! 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 86.8 87.9 1.1 84.4 -3.5 86 1.6 -0.3 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 10.3 7.6 -2.7 44.8 37.2 13.9 -30.9 -1.7 undefined undefined
Barrel % 2.8 4.3 1.5 0 -4.3 5.2 5.2 0.2 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 27.5 30.2 2.7 0 -30.2 26.7 26.7 1.9 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 35.2 37 1.8 0 -37 34.1 34.1 -0.2 undefined undefined
xBA .253 .249 -0.004 .003 -0.246 .213 0.21 -0.016 undefined undefined
BA .274 .258 -0.016 .2 -0.058 .229 0.029 -0.066 undefined undefined
xwOBA .288 .328 0.04 .201 -0.127 .266 0.065 -0.017 undefined undefined
wOBA .312 .321 0.009 .323 0.002 .271 -0.052 -0.043 undefined undefined
xSLG .346 .379 0.033 .005 -0.374 .325 0.32 -0.01 undefined undefined
SLG .392 .355 -0.037 .2 -0.155 .328 0.128 -0.024 undefined undefined
K% 24.9 23 -1.9 42.9 19.9 27.5 -15.4 8.9 undefined undefined
BB% 5.8 14.9 9.1 28.6 13.7 7.2 -21.4 -1.1 undefined undefined
Swing % 47.1 41.1 -6 39.5 -1.6 47.2 7.7 6.4 undefined undefined
Whiff% 22.3 21.3 -1 40 18.7 26.8 -13.2 6.4 undefined undefined
In Zone % 50.8 44.6 -6.2 44.7 0.1 50.5 5.8 0 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 49.2 55.4 6.2 55.3 -0.1 49.5 -5.8 0 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 31.6 27 -4.6 19 -8 27.1 8.1 8.4 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 24.6 20.3 -4.3 42.9 22.6 27.1 -15.8 10.3 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 61.8 55.4 -6.4 71.4 16 58.9 -12.5 5.7 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 64 3 4.7 .309 .000
2016 R 7 0 0.0 .699
2017 L 7 3 42.9 .566 .000
2018 L 143 45 31.5 .340 .297
2018 R 64 6 9.4 .163 .000
2019 L 76 45 59.2 .333 .202
2019 R 20 0 0.0 .156

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