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Brandon Waddell
Trending: ↑ 50%
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 180LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 5, #157, Pittsburgh Pirates | Virginia
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 0 0 2.70 2 0 0 3.1 2 1.20
1 Season 0 0 2.70 2 0 0 3.1 2 1.20
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 2 0-0 2.70 3.1 2 1.20
1 Season 2 0-0 2.70 3.1 2 1.20

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB % ERA xERA
2020 49 10 0 0.0 81.5 12.5 30.0 .217 .339 .272 .288 .265 30.0 14.3 14.3 2.70 3.75
ALL 49 10 0 0.0 81.5 12.5 30.0 .217 .339 .272 .288 .265 30.0 14.3 14.3
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Waddell relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(40.8%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(22.4%) ,
Sinker
(22.4%) ,
Changeup
(14.3%) ,


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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 Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Slider 20 7 13 40.8 85.9 6 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 6 .333 .375 .667 .611 .406 .384 83.3 5 2418 30.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 11 7 4 22.4 93.4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .121 .000 .154 .460 .497 70.7 52 2401 0.0 0.0
2020 Sinker 11 8 3 22.4 93.0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .057 .000 .063 .000 .058 84.5 -19 2271 0.0 66.7
2020 Changeup 7 7 0 14.3 87.3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 76.1 80 1744 0.0 0.0


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
2020 Slider PIT L 20 85.9 33 -1.8 -5 5.9 1.6 39
2020 4-Seamer PIT L 11 93.4 14.8 0.1 1 2.7 -4 -60
2020 Sinker PIT L 11 93 20.9 -0.3 -2 12.3 -2.1 -15
2020 Changeup PIT L 7 87.3 25.5 -3.9 -13 12 -1.4 -11
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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 %
2020 49 38.8 63.2 83.3 13.3 75.0 44.9 50.0 32.7 18.8 4.1 100.0
ALL 49 38.8 63.2 83.3 13.3 75.0 44.9 50.0 32.7 18.8 4.1 100.0
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 60.6 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 40.0 0.0 30.0 30.0 40.0 40.0 20.0 10.0 30.0 30.0 0.0 30.0 0.0
ALL 40.0 0.0 30.0 30.0 40.0 40.0 20.0 10.0 30.0 30.0 0.0 30.0 0.0
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 14 .272 8 7 87.5 6 2 33.3