Brennan Bernardino
P | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 4" 180LBS | Age: 32
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 26, #785, Cincinnati Reds | Cal State Dominguez Hills
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 1 3.86 2 0 0 2.1 0 2.14
2023 2 1 3.20 55 6 0 50.2 58 1.30
2024 3 3 2.45 35 2 0 33 32 1.27
3 Seasons 5 5 2.93 92 8 0 86 90 1.31
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 2 0-1 3.86 2.1 0 2.14
2023 55 2-1 3.20 50.2 58 1.30
2024 35 3-3 2.45 33 32 1.27
3 Seasons 92 5-5 2.93 86 90 1.31
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2022 30 41 11 0 0.0 0.0 84.7 109.1 9.5 9.1 .180 .203 .278 .201 .156 36.4 0.0 15.4 3.86 1.67
2023 31 865 134 9 6.7 4.2 89.0 111.1 7.7 35.1 .243 .377 .313 .311 .378 32.8 26.9 8.3 3.20 4.07
2024 32 528 90 6 6.7 4.3 87.4 111.2 11.6 37.8 .236 .357 .283 .293 .344 34.4 23.2 10.1 2.46 3.41
Player 1434 235 15 6.4 4.1 88.2 111.2 9.2 34.9 .238 .364 .301 .301 .355 33.6 24.5 9.3
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Bernardino relies on 4 pitches.
Sinker
(50.8%) ,
Curveball
(34.3%) ,
Cutter
(10.0%) ,
Slider
(4.9%) ,


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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
2022 54.5 9.1 9.1 27.3 18.2 18.2 63.6 27.3 36.4 27.3 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2023 49.3 16.4 27.6 6.7 32.8 41.8 25.4 5.2 35.8 18.7 28.4 5.2 6.7 4.2
2024 43.3 21.1 28.9 6.7 35.6 36.7 27.8 7.8 30.0 22.2 24.4 7.8 6.7 4.3
Player 47.2 17.9 27.2 7.7 33.2 38.7 28.1 7.2 33.6 20.4 26.0 6.0 6.4 4.1
MLB 44.5 23.7 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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
2024 Sinker BOS L 267 91.3 26.7 -0.3 -1 16.0 0.9 6
2024 Curveball BOS L 181 78.9 44.8 -1.5 -3 16.7 1.0 6
2024 Cutter BOS L 53 87.1 30.7 -2.2 -8 0.8 -0.9 -56
2024 Slider BOS L 25 84.3 36.2 -2.0 -5 3.7 -4.2 -53
2023 Curveball BOS L 369 77.6 47.4 -0.4 -1 16.8 2.3 16
2023 Changeup BOS L 12 82.4 37.0 1.2 3 15.6 2.0 15
2023 Sinker BOS L 482 90.9 27.5 0.5 2 15.1 -0.1 -1
2022 Curveball SEA L 15 79.5 46.0 -0.8 -2 13.7 2.5 23
2022 Sinker SEA L 26 92.7 28.2 2.7 10 18.1 2.8 19
! 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 %
2024 Sinker 3.8 10 268 50.8 78 .239 .313 .301 18.8 25.6 21.5 .236 .347 .308 35.4
2024 Curveball -1.2 -2 181 34.3 44 .209 .349 .276 27.5 25.0 17.7 .228 .361 .263 25.0
2024 Cutter -2.8 -1 53 10.0 9 .429 .571 .417 6.3 0.0 0.0 .307 .471 .349 50.0
2024 Slider 2.8 1 26 4.9 3 .000 .000 .000 9.1 33.3 25.0 .157 .268 .177 100.0
2023 Sinker 2.5 12 483 55.8 143 .252 .362 .321 18.5 24.5 29.4 .265 .404 .331 38.0
2023 Curveball -0.8 -3 369 42.7 69 .238 .349 .292 35.1 33.3 20.0 .188 .280 .244 17.5
2023 Changeup -10.2 -1 12 1.4 3 .500 2.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .594 1.695 .858 100.0
2022 Sinker -4.8 -1 26 63.4 8 .429 .429 .538 0.0 0.0 0.0 .248 .280 .294 42.9
2022 Curveball 5.3 1 15 36.6 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .022 .023 .016 25.0
! 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
2024 Curveball 180 78.9 62 17.8 4:00 3:15 45
2024 Cutter 52 87.1 31 4.6 11:30 12:30 -60
2024 Sinker 263 91.3 78 17.6 10:30 9:30 60
2024 Slider 25 84.3 22 4.5 1:45 2:45 -60
2023 Changeup 12 82.4 94 16.4 9:45 9:15 30
2023 Curveball 367 77.6 66 18.2 4:00 3:30 30
2023 Sinker 463 90.9 77 16.6 10:30 9:30 60
2022 Curveball 15 79.5 62 15.1 4:00 3:30 30
2022 Sinker 26 92.7 86 19.1 10:00 9:15 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 215 864 5 15 -7 -5 8
2024 134 528 6 9 -6 -2 7
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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 %
2022 41 58.5 79.2 100.0 11.8 100.0 46.3 58.3 51.2 0.0 9.8 75.0
2023 865 53.8 59.8 82.0 18.5 50.0 42.0 53.7 40.7 24.7 8.9 72.7
2024 528 57.0 62.5 81.4 20.7 70.2 37.9 62.2 44.5 20.4 12.1 67.2
Player 1,434 55.1 61.4 82.5 19.1 58.5 40.6 57.0 42.4 22.2 10.1 70.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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 54 52 69 76 39 83 73 49 87 75 50 40 1 10 15 68 12
2024 71 60 76 82 38 83 67 82 80 57 24 15 1 11 29 74 11
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.7 90.8 -1.9 90.6 -0.2
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 82.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Breaking Velocity 79.5 77.6 -1.9 79.6 2.0
Exit Velocity 84.7 89.0 4.3 87.4 -1.6
Launch Angle 9.5 7.7 -1.8 11.6 3.9
Barrel % 0.0 6.7 6.7 6.7 0.0
Hard Hit % 36.4 32.8 -3.6 34.4 1.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 9.1 35.1 26.0 37.8 2.7
xBA .180 .243 0.063 .236 -0.007
BA .300 .250 -0.050 .233 -0.017
xwOBA .201 .311 0.110 .293 -0.018
wOBA .278 .313 0.035 .283 -0.030
xSLG .203 .377 0.174 .357 -0.020
SLG .300 .375 0.075 .333 -0.042
K% 0.0 26.9 26.9 23.2 -3.7
BB% 15.4 8.3 -7.1 10.1 1.8
Swing % 51.2 40.7 -10.5 44.5 3.8
Whiff% 0.0 24.7 24.7 20.4 -4.3
In Zone % 58.5 53.8 -4.7 57.0 3.2
Out of Zone % 41.5 46.2 4.7 43.0 -3.2
Out of Zone Swing % 11.8 18.5 6.7 20.7 2.2
First Pitch Swing % 58.3 19.9 -38.4 25.2 5.3
First Pitch Strike % 58.3 53.7 -4.6 62.2 8.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2022 Shifts 12 .278 7 1 14.3 5 4 80.0
2023 Shades 215 .313 131 0 0.0 84 46 54.8
2024 Shades 133 .278 65 2 3.1 68 19 27.9
! 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 %
2022 5 20.0 20.0% 0.0% 14 20.4 0.0% 0.0%
2023 253 14.8 53.8% 0.0% 178 17.2 13.5% 0.0%
2024 119 15.5 42.9% 0.0% 114 18.4 5.3% 0.9%
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Pitch Distribution