Blake Swihart
C | B/T: S/R | 6' 0" 185LBS | Age: 30

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 .526
5 Seasons 696 639 98 155 12 67 10 .243 .301 .355 .656
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .163 4 13 0 .526
5 Seasons .243 12 67 10 .656

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 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 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 85.7 107.3 12.2 33.9 .197 .315 .228 .249 .354 28.6 36.4 6.1
Player 2749 452 18 4 2.6 86.5 111.2 11.4 34.7 .233 .339 .289 .282 .353 27.2 27.3 7.5
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 47.4 18.8 28.6 5.2 34.7 39.4 25.8 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 37.8 26.1 2.9 34.3 26.1 26.3 4.6 4.0 2.6
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 -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 69 17.0 16 .143 .143 .256 38.1 31.3 17.2 .225 .283 .277 22.2
2019 Changeup 2.1 1 51 12.6 12 .250 .750 .408 36.7 25.0 15.8 .254 .673 .375 33.3
2019 Curveball -2.7 -1 51 12.6 12 .091 .091 .133 25.0 41.7 26.3 .133 .154 .171 16.7
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 12.1 3 23 5.7 11 .300 .700 .441 25.0 36.4 33.3 .321 .549 .390 33.3
2019 Splitter -4.9 0 10 2.5 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seamer 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 -6.7 -6 82 10.3 26 .120 .120 .131 29.8 30.8 26.7 .101 .135 .125 11.8
2018 Curveball -0.9 -1 60 7.5 17 .235 .294 .232 41.7 47.1 36.4 .150 .181 .150 22.2
2018 Cutter -4.2 -2 50 6.3 20 .150 .250 .215 22.9 20.0 40.0 .208 .343 .236 25.0
2018 Splitter -9.0 -2 22 2.8 7 .000 .000 .000 45.5 42.9 25.0 .103 .120 .104 25.0
2018 N/A -5.0 0 2 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .213 .477 .302 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -3.1 -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 Splitter 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 1
2016 74 297 -1 -4 2 2 -1
2018 210 808 -8 -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 50.2 62.1 86.2 32.1 60.1 43.7 24.6 47.1 22.3 8.4 79.2
2016 297 44.8 58.6 87.2 26.8 63.6 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 43.9 27.1 47.2 26.8 7.6 77.0
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 49.7 64.7 81.3 30.3 59.7 44.0 26.9 47.3 25.5 7.9 77.3
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 84 74
2016 65 68
2018 59 54
2019 52 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 %
2016 -- 0 0.5 -1 3 0 0 --
2018 19.8 3 4.1 -1 2 5 1 33.3
2019 19.4 4 3.7 0 1 4 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2
2018 3 3 7 3 5 5 5 5 5 2 5 5 1 5 3 6 4 3 2 4 5 4 4 4 3 6 5 2 3 3 6
2019 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 5 4 3 2 3 4 2 4 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 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, 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 86.8 87.9 1.1 84.4 -3.5 86 1.6 -0.3
Launch Angle 10.3 7.6 -2.7 44.8 37.2 13.9 -30.9 -1.7
Barrel % 2.8 4.3 1.5 0 -4.3 5.2 5.2 0.2
Hard Hit % 27.2 28.3 1.1 0 -28.3 26.7 26.7 1.9
Sweet Spot % 35.2 37 1.8 0 -37 34.1 34.1 -0.2
xBA .254 .262 0.008 .003 -0.259 .213 0.21 -0.016
BA .274 .258 -0.016 .2 -0.058 .229 0.029 -0.066
xwOBA .29 .342 0.052 .234 -0.108 .266 0.032 -0.017
wOBA .312 .321 0.009 .323 0.002 .271 -0.052 -0.043
xSLG .348 .398 0.05 .006 -0.392 .325 0.319 -0.01
SLG .392 .355 -0.037 .2 -0.155 .328 0.128 -0.024
K% 24.9 23 -1.9 42.9 19.9 27.5 -15.4 8.9
BB% 5.8 14.9 9.1 28.6 13.7 7.2 -21.4 -1.1
Swing % 47.1 41.1 -6 39.5 -1.6 47.2 7.7 6.4
Whiff% 22.3 21.3 -1 40 18.7 26.8 -13.2 6.4
In Zone % 50.2 44.8 -5.4 44.7 -0.1 50.5 5.8 0
Out of Zone % 49.8 55.2 5.4 55.3 0.1 49.5 -5.8 0
Out of Zone Swing % 32.1 26.8 -5.3 19 -7.8 27.1 8.1 8.4
First Pitch Swing % 24.6 20.3 -4.3 42.9 22.6 27.1 -15.8 10.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.8 55.4 -6.4 71.4 16 58.9 -12.5 5.7
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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

Pitch Tempo