Bobby Witt Jr.
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 22

Draft: 2019 | Rd: 1, #2, Kansas City Royals | Colleyville Heritage HS

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 632 591 82 150 20 80 30 .254 .294 .428 .722
1 Season 632 591 82 150 20 80 30 .254 .294 .428 .722
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .254 20 80 30 .722
1 Season .254 20 80 30 .722

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%
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
Player 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
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
Player 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
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.8 -7 871 37.3 209 .230 .408 .303 25.3 28.2 24.2 .233 .432 .318 43.3
2022 Slider 1.0 6 554 23.8 152 .303 .428 .336 27.0 20.4 16.4 .256 .375 .289 28.7
2022 Sinker -1.9 -6 307 13.2 89 .265 .506 .361 19.8 10.1 13.8 .276 .484 .351 52.7
2022 Changeup 0.5 1 198 8.5 69 .224 .433 .316 27.5 20.3 17.9 .260 .425 .307 32.1
2022 Curveball 1.4 3 195 8.4 51 .271 .500 .335 27.7 23.5 19.0 .264 .491 .333 40.5
2022 Cutter -0.2 0 187 8.0 53 .216 .333 .259 20.5 11.3 13.0 .277 .446 .326 31.1
2022 Splitter -4.7 -1 16 0.7 5 .200 .200 .180 60.0 80.0 44.4 .054 .055 .049 0.0
2022 N/A -18.2 -1 4 0.2 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .017 .035 .013 100.0
! 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
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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 82.0 34.7 61.2 43.1 33.2 51.8 25.2 7.6 78.0
Player 2,332 48.0 70.4 82.0 34.7 61.2 43.1 33.2 51.8 25.2 7.6 78.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2022 47 59 69 68 22 78 59 65 92 43 49 10 45 16 100 1 74
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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 21.3 -1 11 13 12 60.0
Player 22.1 20 21.3 -1 11 13 12 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 20 25 24 21 21 25 18 18 19 19 21 19 18 17 19 20 24 26 21 20 23 21 21 22 23 18 24 19 26 20 27
Player 20 25 24 21 21 25 18 18 19 19 21 19 18 17 19 20 24 26 21 20 23 21 21 22 23 18 24 19 26 20 27
! 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 Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2022 R 629 25 4.0 .318 .161

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 610 18.6 9.8% 3.4% 390 23.5 0.8% 12.1%
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Statcast Rankings