Brandon Guyer
LF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 210LBS | Age: 37
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 5, #157, Chicago Cubs | Virginia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 345 293 39 78 9 3 .266 .372 .423 .795
2017 192 165 23 39 2 2 .236 .326 .327 .653
2018 221 194 25 40 7 1 .206 .300 .371 .671
7 Seasons 1,487 1,291 184 323 32 22 .250 .339 .388 .727
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .266 9 3 .795
2017 .236 2 2 .653
2018 .206 7 1 .671
7 Seasons .250 32 22 .727
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 29 1426 275 9 3.3 2.3 87.0 108.1 13.5 31.3 .236 .362 .342 .317 .319 29.1 15.8 6.5
2016 30 1210 240 10 4.2 2.9 87.3 106.9 13.9 32.9 .249 .369 .351 .328 .326 27.9 15.9 5.5
2017 31 762 126 3 2.4 1.6 84.8 105.2 15.1 32.5 .242 .325 .293 .301 .331 23.0 22.4 7.8
2018 32 873 147 7 4.8 3.2 85.4 105.4 16.2 32.7 .215 .340 .298 .295 .320 31.3 21.7 6.8
Player 4271 788 29 3.7 2.5 86.5 108.1 14.4 32.2 .237 .354 .328 .313 .323 28.2 18.1 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2015 44.4 21.5 24.0 10.2 41.8 35.6 22.2 4.0 34.9 27.3 22.9 5.1 3.3 2.3
2016 41.7 24.6 26.7 7.1 37.5 35.8 25.8 4.2 28.3 29.6 28.3 3.3 4.2 2.9
2017 40.5 21.4 27.0 11.1 38.1 36.5 24.6 1.6 33.3 27.0 30.2 3.2 2.4 1.6
2018 42.2 25.9 23.8 8.2 44.2 36.7 19.0 4.1 27.9 27.2 25.9 5.4 4.8 3.2
Player 42.5 23.2 25.3 9.0 40.4 36.0 23.1 3.7 31.3 27.9 26.3 4.3 3.7 2.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 332 38.0 90 .190 .392 .297 21.9 21.1 20.7 .206 .354 .297 31.7
2018 Slider -0.1 0 162 18.6 36 .167 .300 .282 33.3 30.6 18.3 .226 .313 .308 26.3
2018 Sinker 1.8 2 140 16.0 42 .333 .472 .380 14.9 19.0 26.7 .258 .401 .335 41.4
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 86 9.9 24 .182 .364 .304 22.0 12.5 13.0 .204 .318 .268 26.3
2018 Curveball -1.6 -1 73 8.4 12 .083 .083 .075 16.7 16.7 8.7 .227 .289 .228 30.0
2018 Cutter 5.5 2 43 4.9 9 .375 .750 .500 13.3 11.1 8.3 .189 .359 .286 14.3
2018 Sweeper 0.4 0 7 0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Splitter -5.1 0 5 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2018 Slurve -10.8 0 2 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seamer -1.4 -4 292 38.3 76 .206 .309 .276 27.7 27.6 21.0 .195 .285 .254 23.4
2017 Sinker 3.0 5 150 19.7 50 .326 .488 .418 9.6 16.0 23.5 .328 .442 .383 37.1
2017 Slider -1.1 -1 115 15.1 20 .250 .250 .263 19.4 10.0 5.3 .296 .355 .319 12.5
2017 Changeup -2.9 -3 106 13.9 24 .190 .190 .208 38.3 25.0 20.0 .229 .250 .274 12.5
2017 Curveball 2.3 1 57 7.5 11 .300 .400 .341 33.3 36.4 19.0 .212 .326 .267 16.7
2017 Cutter -2.2 -1 28 3.7 7 .000 .000 .350 20.0 14.3 12.5 .172 .192 .429 0.0
2017 Splitter -6.3 -1 9 1.2 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .145 .158 .134 0.0
2017 Slurve -0.5 0 4 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 43 164 1 -2 -1 0 -2
2014 294 1,113 -4 -7 6 6 2
2015 385 1,426 0 -9 11 10 12
2016 368 1,312 -3 -5 8 11 11
2017 192 762 -10 -8 9 5 -4
2018 218 862 -5 -4 4 6 2
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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 1,426 49.6 73.7 77.8 32.6 71.4 42.8 38.4 53.0 22.5 6.9 79.6
2016 1,210 52.1 69.7 87.3 28.3 59.8 41.7 30.1 49.9 19.4 9.1 78.2
2017 762 50.5 66.8 78.6 19.1 59.7 42.8 28.6 43.2 24.0 7.7 83.1
2018 873 49.1 68.0 83.5 26.0 61.1 44.7 28.1 46.6 22.1 6.3 75.9
Player 4,271 50.4 70.2 81.8 27.7 64.7 42.8 32.3 49.1 21.8 7.6 79.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 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 Arm
Strength
2015 49 19 28 36 71 20 32 24 61 22 71 39 41 28 81
2016 53 37 20 22 86 15 28 20 52 14 75 14 68 55 75 68
2017 43 72
2018 43 73
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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 21.1 9 6.8 2 3 5 3 33.3
2017 23.1 2 2.3 0 2 2 1 50.0
2018 21.1 7 7.3 0 1 7 2 28.6
Player 21.4 18 16.4 2 6 14 6 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 9 8 7 6 8 6 9 6 7 4 7 10 6 6 8 5 3 4 8 7 6 6 8 7 6 6 8 10 7 8 7
2017 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 4 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2
2018 7 9 6 5 10 7 9 5 9 5 8 8 6 6 7 6 5 7 8 9 7 6 9 8 4 6 9 8 8 9 9
Player 18 20 15 12 20 15 21 13 18 11 18 21 15 14 17 13 10 13 19 18 16 16 19 18 11 14 19 20 18 19 18
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.0 87.3 0.3 84.8 -2.5 85.4 0.6
Launch Angle 13.5 13.9 0.4 15.1 1.2 16.2 1.1
Barrel % 3.3 4.2 0.9 2.4 -1.8 4.8 2.4
Hard Hit % 29.1 27.9 -1.2 23.0 -4.9 31.3 8.3
Sweet Spot % 31.3 32.9 1.6 32.5 -0.4 32.7 0.2
xBA .236 .249 0.013 .242 -0.007 .215 -0.027
BA .265 .266 0.001 .236 -0.030 .206 -0.030
xwOBA .317 .328 0.011 .301 -0.027 .295 -0.006
wOBA .342 .351 0.009 .293 -0.058 .298 0.005
xSLG .362 .369 0.007 .325 -0.044 .340 0.015
SLG .413 .423 0.010 .327 -0.096 .371 0.044
K% 15.8 15.9 0.1 22.4 6.5 21.7 -0.7
BB% 6.5 5.5 -1.0 7.8 2.3 6.8 -1.0
Swing % 53.0 49.9 -3.1 43.2 -6.7 46.6 3.4
Whiff% 22.5 19.4 -3.1 24.0 4.6 22.1 -1.9
In Zone % 49.6 52.1 2.5 50.5 -1.6 49.1 -1.4
Out of Zone % 50.4 47.9 -2.5 49.5 1.6 50.9 1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 32.6 28.3 -4.3 19.1 -9.2 26.0 6.9
First Pitch Swing % 38.4 30.1 -8.3 28.6 -1.5 28.1 -0.5
First Pitch Strike % 64.2 63.5 -0.7 58.3 -5.2 60.6 2.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 336 15 4.5 .344 .454
2017 Shifts R 192 1 0.5 .295 .000
2018 Shifts R 216 8 3.7 .310 .086
! 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 %
2011 43 15.4 48.8% 4.7% 25 20.3 8.0% 20.0%
2012 7 17.1 42.9% 0.0% 2 16.7 0.0% 0.0%
2014 286 16.7 29.4% 1.0% 174 24.2 1.1% 12.6%
2015 404 16.8 33.9% 4.0% 166 21.6 8.4% 13.9%
2016 353 16.7 32.9% 3.1% 145 24.1 2.8% 26.9%
2017 215 16.7 32.1% 1.4% 142 21.3 0.7% 7.0%
2018 226 15.9 38.1% 1.3% 173 21.2 2.9% 5.8%
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