Bobby Witt Jr.
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 1, #2, Kansas City Royals | Colleyville Heritage HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 632 591 82 150 20 30 .254 .294 .428 .722
2023 694 641 97 177 30 49 .276 .319 .495 .814
2024 337 307 60 99 12 21 .322 .371 .550 .921
3 Seasons 1,663 1,539 239 426 62 100 .277 .320 .480 .800
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .254 20 30 .722
2023 .276 30 49 .814
2024 .322 12 21 .921
3 Seasons .277 62 100 .800
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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
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 22 2332 461 40 8.7 6.3 89.7 113.7 16.8 32.5 .252 .427 .311 .313 .377 38.6 21.4 4.7
2023 23 2701 529 61 11.5 8.8 90.7 113.8 15.7 34.4 .294 .533 .343 .369 .427 45.6 17.4 5.8
2024 24 1262 252 36 14.3 10.8 92.6 113.3 13.7 35.7 .326 .604 .390 .414 .479 48.6 16.5 7.2
Player 6295 1242 137 11.0 8.3 90.7 113.8 15.7 34.0 .284 .506 .340 .357 .419 43.6 18.7 5.7
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
2022 36.2 33.4 22.6 7.8 33.2 39.3 27.5 2.2 26.2 34.3 23.6 4.6 8.7 6.3
2023 37.6 28.4 25.9 8.1 35.0 33.5 31.6 3.0 30.1 25.9 22.1 7.2 11.5 8.8
2024 40.1 30.6 24.2 5.2 27.4 45.2 27.4 2.8 26.2 25.0 26.2 5.2 14.3 10.8
Player 37.6 30.7 24.3 7.4 32.8 38.0 29.2 2.7 27.9 28.8 23.5 5.8 11.0 8.3
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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 4 352 27.9 72 .297 .641 .416 21.9 19.4 15.2 .354 .845 .521 62.7
2024 Slider 2.1 6 279 22.1 68 .339 .484 .403 30.1 17.6 15.8 .294 .473 .361 39.2
2024 Sinker 2.3 5 199 15.8 69 .365 .540 .426 10.1 7.2 12.2 .362 .674 .453 60.3
2024 Cutter -0.6 -1 114 9.0 24 .350 .550 .410 35.8 25.0 25.0 .292 .501 .367 46.7
2024 Curveball 4.3 4 97 7.7 27 .296 .630 .387 30.6 25.9 21.2 .348 .636 .416 50.0
2024 Changeup -2.3 -2 94 7.4 36 .222 .306 .254 26.8 22.2 23.5 .287 .417 .303 28.6
2024 Sweeper -0.1 0 83 6.6 15 .231 .308 .297 20.0 13.3 11.1 .284 .395 .347 18.2
2024 Split-Finger 23.0 7 30 2.4 15 .500 1.000 .633 5.3 6.7 7.7 .313 .579 .396 46.2
2024 Slurve 0.7 0 14 1.1 4 .500 .750 .538 0.0 0.0 0.0 .342 .472 .354 50.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 3 911 33.7 213 .265 .524 .365 22.6 24.4 18.6 .278 .554 .383 54.3
2023 Slider -1.1 -5 484 17.9 119 .223 .393 .276 28.8 16.0 12.0 .259 .465 .318 32.6
2023 Sinker -1.1 -4 399 14.8 119 .315 .432 .347 7.8 6.7 8.5 .352 .528 .392 53.8
2023 Cutter 2.7 6 242 9.0 61 .345 .707 .455 25.4 9.8 11.1 .314 .716 .442 50.0
2023 Changeup 5.2 12 221 8.2 63 .387 .694 .476 24.6 11.1 8.2 .322 .511 .361 34.5
2023 Sweeper -0.7 -1 190 7.0 41 .184 .342 .245 28.9 26.8 13.6 .275 .434 .301 27.6
2023 Curveball 0.6 1 184 6.8 55 .212 .404 .285 26.0 23.6 20.0 .274 .532 .357 46.2
2023 Split-Finger -3.6 -2 56 2.1 19 .235 .412 .284 37.5 26.3 20.0 .277 .482 .349 53.8
2023 Slurve 1.1 0 12 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .171 .200 .161 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -8 883 37.9 213 .231 .410 .303 25.3 28.2 24.0 .233 .431 .317 43.1
2022 Slider 1.5 6 426 18.3 116 .312 .477 .363 26.3 14.7 12.4 .280 .418 .321 32.3
2022 Sinker -1.6 -5 294 12.6 85 .266 .506 .363 19.5 9.4 13.6 .277 .490 .355 53.5
2022 Changeup 0.5 1 199 8.5 69 .224 .433 .316 27.5 20.3 17.9 .260 .425 .307 32.1
2022 Cutter -0.4 -1 195 8.4 50 .224 .327 .253 18.3 10.0 9.3 .283 .455 .326 31.8
2022 Curveball 1.1 2 191 8.2 52 .265 .490 .329 27.7 23.1 19.4 .264 .496 .335 39.5
2022 Sweeper 0.2 0 120 5.1 37 .278 .306 .272 33.9 40.5 34.1 .164 .211 .180 9.5
2022 Split-Finger -4.7 -1 16 0.7 5 .200 .200 .180 60.0 80.0 44.4 .054 .055 .049 0.0
2022 Slurve -1.3 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .571 .970 .641 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 629 2,331 -9 -17 10 10 -5
2023 692 2,700 -7 -8 17 8 10
2024 330 1,262 -1 5 15 4 23
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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 %
2022 2,332 48.0 70.4 82.1 34.7 61.0 43.1 33.2 51.8 25.2 7.6 78.0
2023 2,701 49.1 71.0 83.3 30.6 63.5 41.5 30.4 50.5 22.8 7.7 83.6
2024 1,262 48.2 69.1 82.1 30.7 66.2 40.3 27.7 49.2 23.0 7.6 77.1
Player 6,295 48.5 70.4 82.6 32.2 63.0 41.8 30.9 50.7 23.8 7.6 80.2
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
2022 47 58 69 68 22 78 59 65 93 43 47 10 45 16 100 1 74
2023 91 95 95 88 68 96 76 74 89 73 79 16 64 35 100 98 76
2024 98 99 98 97 93 98 91 93 89 85 78 38 57 33 100 100 78 85 79
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 22.1 20 20.8 -1 12 13 9 45.0
2023 21.1 30 30.2 0 14 18 16 53.3
2024 20.7 11 15.1 -4 9 12 7 63.6
Player 21.4 61 66.1 -5 35 43 32 52.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 20 16 19 22 20 18 21 18 17 18 18 22 25 20 20 23 19 22 22 18 23 24 24 23 19 20 21 23 27 19 22
2023 30 21 30 28 31 30 32 31 28 28 29 26 29 29 33 35 32 31 32 32 30 36 41 33 23 26 30 29 34 29 29
2024 11 15 10 16 14 16 17 16 13 10 14 16 17 12 15 16 12 12 18 16 18 13 20 22 13 13 15 17 21 14 12
Player 61 52 59 66 65 64 70 65 58 56 61 64 71 61 68 74 63 65 72 66 71 73 85 78 55 59 66 69 82 62 63
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.7 90.7 1.0 92.6 1.9
Launch Angle 16.8 15.7 -1.1 13.7 -2.0
Barrel % 8.7 11.5 2.8 14.3 2.8
Hard Hit % 38.6 45.6 7.0 48.6 3.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 32.5 34.4 1.9 35.7 1.3
xBA .252 .294 0.042 .326 0.032
BA .254 .276 0.022 .323 0.047
xwOBA .313 .369 0.056 .414 0.045
wOBA .311 .343 0.032 .390 0.047
xSLG .427 .533 0.106 .604 0.071
SLG .428 .495 0.067 .545 0.050
K% 21.4 17.4 -4.0 16.5 -0.9
BB% 4.7 5.8 1.1 7.2 1.4
Swing % 51.8 50.5 -1.3 49.2 -1.3
Whiff% 25.2 22.8 -2.4 23.0 0.2
In Zone % 48.0 49.1 1.1 48.2 -0.9
Out of Zone % 52.0 50.9 -1.1 51.8 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 34.7 30.6 -4.1 30.7 0.1
First Pitch Swing % 33.2 30.4 -2.8 27.7 -2.7
First Pitch Strike % 64.0 62.3 -1.7 59.3 -3.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 629 41 6.5 .322 .158
2023 Shades R 691 34 4.9 .344 .326
2024 Shades R 330 19 5.8 .390 .399
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 609 18.6 9.9% 3.3% 376 23.3 0.8% 8.8%
2023 732 15.8 34.2% 0.3% 389 19.7 1.0% 0.5%
2024 327 16.2 30.0% 0.3% 171 19.5 0.6% 0.6%
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