Brendan White
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 185LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 26, #772, Detroit Tigers | Siena College
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2023 2 3 5.09 33 2 0 40.2 44 1.35
1 Season 2 3 5.09 33 2 0 40.2 44 1.35
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2023 33 2-3 5.09 40.2 44 1.35
1 Season 33 2-3 5.09 40.2 44 1.35
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2023 24 667 113 8 7.1 4.5 90.3 110.5 5.6 33.6 .252 .399 .322 .326 .391 41.7 24.9 8.5 5.09 4.51
Player 667 113 8 7.1 4.5 90.3 110.5 5.6 33.6 .252 .399 .322 .326 .391 41.7 24.9 8.5
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

White relies on 5 pitches.
Four Seamer
(32.8%) ,
Slider
(31.1%) ,
Sweeper
(28.2%) ,
Sinker
(6.9%) ,
Split Finger
(0.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2023 51.3 21.2 25.7 1.8 49.6 18.6 31.9 3.5 33.6 16.8 26.5 7.1 7.1 4.5
Player 51.3 21.2 25.7 1.8 49.6 18.6 31.9 3.5 33.6 16.8 26.5 7.1 7.1 4.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2023 Sweeper DET R 184 83.1 43.2 5.8 15 13.3 -0.1 -1
2023 Split-Finger DET R 6 87.2 31.0 -4.1 -12 10.6 -2.5 -19
2023 Slider DET R 203 86.7 33.2 -1.3 -4 7.2 1.2 20
2023 Sinker DET R 45 93.0 28.5 2.1 8 10.5 -5.3 -34
2023 4-Seam Fastball DET R 214 94.4 20.3 -3.4 -20 3.1 -6.8 -68
! 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 2.4 5 214 32.1 43 .162 .189 .231 35.7 44.2 31.7 .175 .218 .244 33.3
2023 Slider -0.2 0 203 30.4 57 .240 .400 .320 35.8 22.8 23.2 .256 .376 .315 47.4
2023 Sweeper -4.8 -9 184 27.6 58 .346 .558 .439 22.4 19.0 13.8 .289 .554 .381 40.5
2023 Sinker 0.3 0 45 6.7 11 .400 .400 .340 5.0 0.0 0.0 .372 .418 .381 40.0
2023 Split-Finger -2.7 0 6 0.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2023 4-Seam Fastball 213 94.4 52 10.0 1:30 12:30 60
2023 Sinker 45 93.0 64 11.3 1:30 2:45 -75
2023 Slider 202 86.7 29 8.3 8:15 9:30 -75
2023 Sweeper 181 83.1 69 15.1 7:45 8:15 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 169 652 -1 5 -6 -3 -4
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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 %
2023 667 49.5 64.4 78.4 31.6 52.9 43.1 65.5 48.3 29.2 8.0 75.0
Player 667 49.5 64.4 78.4 31.6 52.9 43.1 65.5 48.3 29.2 8.0 75.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2023 51 88 57
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 23.2 4 3.8 0 4 2 2 50.0
Player 23.2 4 3.8 0 4 2 2 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 4 2 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 6 3 3 4 4 4 3 4 6 4 4 6 4 3 3 4 6 4 3 3
Player 4 2 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 6 3 3 4 4 4 3 4 6 4 4 6 4 3 3 4 6 4 3 3
! 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 Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2023 Shades 168 .331 119 1 0.8 49 31 63.3
! 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 %
2023 148 13.5 79.7% 0.0% 133 15.9 24.1% 0.8%
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Pitch Distribution