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Brad Hand
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 224LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 2, #52, Florida Marlins | Chaska HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 0 0.00 8 0 3 9.0 7 0.89
11 Seasons 28 43 3.60 404 43 108 617.2 631 1.23
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 8 2-0 0.00 9.0 7 0.89
11 Seasons 404 28-43 3.60 617.2 631 1.23

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 1553 306 17 5.6 88.7 111.4 8.3 34 .275 .431 .342 .338 .373 36.5 16.4 7.8 5.30 5.01
2016 1447 216 12 5.6 88.5 113.7 10.6 28.2 .196 .328 .260 .268 .339 37.9 30.5 9.9 2.92 3.08
2017 1201 180 9 5 86.1 112.1 11.5 29.4 .192 .302 .257 .253 .331 26.7 33.4 6.4 2.15 2.74
2018 1210 158 11 7 85.7 112 12 34.2 .194 .334 .289 .281 .379 28.2 35.2 9.3 2.75 3.34
2019 946 136 9 6.6 88.2 114.1 20.7 47.8 .226 .379 .292 .284 .409 38.2 34.7 7.4 3.30 3.58
2020 363 49 4 8.2 87.5 108 24.2 32.7 .174 .316 .216 .247 .336 32.7 33.7 4.7 2.04 2.56
2021 129 22 0 0 83.6 105.7 9.9 27.3 .228 .325 .225 .307 .315 31.8 20 11.4 0.00 3.53
6849 1067 62 5.8 87.6 114.1 12.2 33.6 .217 .355 .285 .286 .362 33.8 29.1 8.1
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.2 21.9 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hand relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(45%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(41.9%) ,
Sinker
(11.6%) ,
Curveball
(1.6%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Slider 58 50 8 45.0 79.8 17 13 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 .000 .129 .000 .273 .131 .267 76.4 11 2502 5.5 18.2 18.2
2021 4-Seam Fastball 54 39 15 41.9 92.1 13 11 2 2 0 0 0 3 8 .182 .276 .182 .301 .244 .322 87.8 5 2499 5.6 29.2 23.1
2021 Sinker 15 12 3 11.6 91.7 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 .500 .415 .750 .564 .535 .415 81.7 3 2417 5.6 30.0 0.0
2021 Curveball 2 2 0 1.6 78.0 2373 5.4
2020 Slider 184 168 16 50.7 79.6 37 36 5 4 1 0 0 17 19 .139 .138 .167 .237 .149 .173 84.6 25 2385 5.4 38.6 25.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 124 101 23 34.2 91.4 39 32 5 2 2 1 0 12 21 .156 .135 .281 .207 .245 .231 89.1 28 2453 5.5 9.8 20.7
2020 Sinker 50 50 0 13.8 91.5 10 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 9 .333 .457 .556 1.025 .373 .614 89.9 14 2438 5.5 20.0 0.0
2020 Curveball 5 5 0 1.4 76.0 2368 5.3 100.0
! 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 48.4 19.9 28.8 2.9 35.3 35.6 29.1 3.9 35.3 21.2 27.1 4.9 5.6
2016 47.2 22.7 22.2 7.9 32.4 41.7 25.9 1.4 38.4 23.1 21.3 8.3 5.6
2017 46.1 23.3 21.7 8.9 31.7 39.4 28.9 3.9 35.6 28.3 23.3 3.9 5
2018 46.2 19 27.2 7.6 34.2 37.3 28.5 3.8 36.1 22.8 22.8 4.4 7
2019 27.9 26.5 36 9.6 43.4 30.1 26.5 3.7 22.1 30.1 28.7 8.8 6.6
2020 26.5 34.7 30.6 8.2 32.7 38.8 28.6 4.1 14.3 42.9 20.4 10.2 8.2
2021 50 31.8 13.6 4.5 54.5 31.8 13.6 13.6 22.7 22.7 27.3 13.6 0
43.9 22.7 26.7 6.7 35.2 37.1 27.6 3.6 33.2 25.2 24.6 6.3 5.8
45.2 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider WSH L 58 79.8 46.3 3.5 8 18.7 10.1 116
2021 4-Seamer WSH L 54 92.1 16.6 -1.4 -9 10.6 3.9 58
2021 Sinker WSH L 15 91.7 21.7 0 0 17.9 2.7 18
2021 Curveball WSH L 2 78 52.7 -1.4 -3 22.6 14.6 182
2020 Sinker CLE L 50 91.5 23.1 0 0 17.7 3.1 21
2020 Slider CLE L 184 79.6 44.3 1 2 15.9 7.3 85
2020 Curveball CLE L 5 76 53.4 -4.3 -7 14.1 7 100
2020 4-Seamer CLE L 124 91.4 17.6 -1.4 -8 11.6 4.5 63
2019 Sinker CLE L 33 91.9 24.3 0.2 1 16.6 1.6 11
2019 4-Seamer CLE L 401 92.7 17.4 -0.7 -4 11.4 3 35
2019 Slider CLE L 512 81.2 45.6 1.3 3 15.8 7 79
2018 Sinker CLE L 182 93.3 28.2 5.3 23 16.5 1.3 9
2018 4-Seamer CLE L 354 93.8 18.1 -1.2 -7 10.5 2 24
2018 Slider CLE L 630 82 49.4 3 6 17.7 6.6 59
2017 Sinker SD L 295 93.2 25.3 4.4 21 13.9 -1.9 -12
2017 Curveball SD L 43 77.2 65.2 5.3 9 16.3 8.6 113
2017 4-Seamer SD L 318 93.5 17.3 -2.3 -15 6.6 -1.9 -22
2017 Changeup SD L 1 87.5 30.8 2.7 10 9.2 -4.1 -30
2017 Slider SD L 536 81.9 47.4 3.7 8 20.4 10.2 100
2016 Changeup SD L 13 87.4 27.2 -0.1 0 11 -1.1 -9
2016 4-Seamer SD L 349 93.5 16.1 -1.7 -12 11.7 2.8 31
2016 Sinker SD L 519 93.4 23 3.9 21 17.4 2.8 19
2016 Slider SD L 86 85.4 39.2 3.9 11 7.1 4.2 148
2016 Curveball SD L 449 82.1 45.6 -4 -8 9.2 3.5 61
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2021 Sinker 0.3 0 15 11.6 4 .5 .75 .538 30 0 0 .415 .564 .415 50
2021 4-Seamer -2 -1 54 41.9 13 .182 .182 .246 29.2 23.1 23.1 .276 .301 .321 37.5
2021 Slider -3.4 -2 58 45 17 0 0 .131 18.2 23.5 18.2 .129 .273 .267 20
2021 Curveball 1.4 0 2 1.6
2020 Sinker -2.4 -1 50 13.8 10 .333 .556 .41 20 0 0 .457 1.025 .623 44.4
2020 Slider -2.5 -5 184 50.7 37 .139 .167 .15 38.6 45.9 25 .138 .237 .173 21.1
2020 4-Seamer -1 -1 124 34.2 39 .156 .281 .259 9.8 30.8 20.7 .135 .207 .243 38.1
2020 Curveball 0.8 0 5 1.4 100
2019 Sinker 2.6 1 33 3.5 6 .5 .833 .567 6.7 0 .432 .792 .505 50
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -3 401 42.4 111 .27 .44 .34 19.9 28.8 22.7 .262 .427 .325 44.9
2019 Slider -1.3 -7 512 54.1 120 .204 .31 .257 42.6 43.3 28.9 .183 .314 .236 29.5
2018 Sinker 0.6 1 182 15 45 .324 .514 .42 18.3 0 0 .333 .555 .439 37.8
2018 4-Seamer -0.1 0 354 29.3 99 .202 .429 .331 26.9 34.3 24.1 .189 .376 .3 30.8
2018 Slider -1.3 -8 636 52.6 147 .158 .278 .24 40.5 44.9 30.1 .17 .266 .237 20.9
2017 Curveball -2 -1 44 3.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .351 .291 50
2017 Sinker -0.8 -2 295 24.6 77 .347 .528 .386 14.5 1.3 12.5 .384 .58 .417 34.2
2017 4-Seamer -2.2 -7 318 26.5 83 .203 .365 .291 25.1 30.1 22.3 .16 .292 .245 28.6
2017 Slider -2.3 -13 540 45 148 .104 .187 .183 45.5 52.7 32 .105 .157 .172 14.3
2017 Changeup 5 0 1 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 4-Seam Fastball 122 91.4 89 18.8 10:30 10:45 -15
2020 Sinker 50 91.5 90 20.4 10:30 9:45 45
2020 Slider 178 79.6 52 16.8 4:00 3:15 45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 53 92.1 82 18.6 10:30 10:45 -15
2021 Sinker 14 91.6 85 21.4 10:45 10:00 45
2021 Slider 55 79.8 67 20.3 4:15 3:30 45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 262 1082 2 -7 8 6 8
2013 82 300 -5 0 1 0 -4
2014 471 1778 -8 0 7 7 5
2015 403 1538 1 -8 12 5 10
2016 356 1421 -8 -17 2 4 -19
2017 310 1199 -14 -17 4 5 -23
2018 299 1201 -13 -6 8 6 -5
2019 237 946 0 -14 3 2 -9
2020 92 392 -8 -3 4 2 -5
2021 34 129 -3 -2 1 2 -3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1553 48.4 68.4 85.9 25.4 59.9 43.4 52.2 46.3 19.3 6.7 75
2016 1447 47.4 61.9 80 29.1 53.2 40.9 58.5 44.7 28.4 6.7 76
2017 1201 47.4 62 81 30.6 46.6 42.2 57.6 45.5 30.8 7.2 67.4
2018 1210 50.2 57.9 76.5 25.7 46.7 41.5 59.1 42.1 32.4 8.8 62.1
2019 946 50.7 63.1 78.9 31.3 49.3 42.4 66.5 47.5 30.7 7.8 78.4
2020 363 51.2 59.7 81.1 26 60.9 44.4 57 43.3 24.8 7.2 57.7
2021 129 52.7 58.8 77.5 26.2 62.5 44.2 62.9 43.4 25 7 77.8
6849 48.9 62.6 80.9 28 52.2 42.2 58.1 45 27.5 7.3 70.9
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 60.5 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 11 8 14 28 10 41 33 30 23 22 43 22 11 52 76 78
2016 88 94 86 69 85 61 60 51 24 93 21 84 88 60 87 78
2017 94 93 94 88 93 72 68 78 94 96 83 88 94 61 92 98
2018 78 92 83 59 69 68 38 96 94 96 32 91 78 64 89
2019 77 68 66 64 67 80 57 61 36 95 61 82 77 46 83
2020 94 96 85 61 98 65 34 64 76 92 92 37 94 29 86 32
2021 60 65 82 86 23 94 94 96 81 27 27 36 60
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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 21.5 6 6.8 -1 2 7 2 33.3
2020 0 0.2 0 3 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 6 8 10 8 8 6 5 8 6 8 7 6 4 6 6 9 4 7 7 7 4 6 5 9 7 8 7 7 8 5 9
2020 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.7 93.4 0.7 93.4 0 93.6 0.2 92.7 -0.9 91.4 -1.3 92 0.6
Offspeed Velocity 86.2 87.4 1.2 87.5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 81.2 82.6 1.4 81.5 -1.1 82 0.5 81.2 -0.8 79.5 -1.7 79.8 0.3
Exit Velocity 88.7 88.5 -0.2 86.1 -2.4 85.7 -0.4 88.2 2.5 87.5 -0.7 83.6 -3.9
Launch Angle 8.3 10.6 2.3 11.5 0.9 12 0.5 20.7 8.7 24.2 3.5 9.9 -14.3
Barrel % 5.6 5.6 0 5 -0.6 7 2 6.6 -0.4 8.2 1.6 0 -8.2
Hard Hit % 36.5 37.9 1.4 26.7 -11.2 28.2 1.5 38.2 10 32.7 -5.5 31.8 -0.9
Sweet Spot % 34 28.2 -5.8 29.4 1.2 34.2 4.8 47.8 13.6 32.7 -15.1 27.3 -5.4
xBA .275 .196 -0.079 .192 -0.004 .194 0.002 .226 0.032 .174 -0.052 .228 0.054
BA .292 .195 -0.097 .191 -0.004 .198 0.007 .242 0.044 .169 -0.073 .143 -0.026
xwOBA .338 .268 -0.07 .253 -0.015 .281 0.028 .284 0.003 .247 -0.037 .307 0.06
wOBA .342 .26 -0.082 .257 -0.003 .289 0.032 .292 0.003 .216 -0.076 .225 0.009
xSLG .431 .328 -0.103 .302 -0.026 .334 0.032 .379 0.045 .316 -0.063 .325 0.009
SLG .432 .313 -0.119 .319 0.006 .359 0.04 .384 0.025 .26 -0.124 .179 -0.081
K% 16.4 30.5 14.1 33.4 2.9 35.2 1.8 34.7 -0.5 33.7 -1 20 -13.7
BB% 7.8 9.9 2.1 6.4 -3.5 9.3 2.9 7.4 -1.9 4.7 -2.7 11.4 6.7
Swing % 46.3 44.7 -1.6 45.5 0.8 42.1 -3.4 47.5 5.4 43.3 -4.2 43.4 0.1
Whiff% 19.3 28.4 9.1 30.8 2.4 32.4 1.6 30.7 -1.7 24.8 -5.9 25 0.2
In Zone % 48.4 47.4 -1 47.4 0 50.2 2.8 50.7 0.5 51.2 0.5 52.7 1.5
Out of Zone % 51.6 52.6 1 52.6 0 49.8 -2.8 49.3 -0.5 48.8 -0.5 47.3 -1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 25.4 29.1 3.7 30.6 1.5 25.7 -4.9 31.3 5.6 26 -5.3 26.2 0.2
First Pitch Swing % 25 26.6 1.6 26.7 0.1 21.6 -5.1 26.9 5.3 22.1 -4.8 28.6 6.5
First Pitch Strike % 52.2 58.5 6.3 57.6 -0.9 59.1 1.5 66.5 7.4 57 -9.5 62.9 5.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 350 .263 220 7 3.2 130 41 31.5
2017 310 .257 219 5 2.3 91 23 25.3
2018 292 .293 183 0 0.0 109 10 9.2
2019 237 .292 174 2 1.1 63 17 27.0
2020 86 .216 77 5 6.5 9 2 22.2
2021 32 .239 26 3 11.5 6 3 50.0

Pitch Distribution