Brett Gardner
LF | B/T: L/L | 5' 11" 195LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2005 | Rd: 3, #109, New York Yankees | College of Charleston
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 461 387 47 86 10 39 4 .222 .327 .362 .689
14 Seasons 6614 5737 943 1470 139 578 274 .256 .342 .398 .740
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .222 10 39 4 .689
14 Seasons .256 139 578 274 .740

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 31 2732 447 18 4 2.7 88.8 109.7 11.1 32.0 .258 .394 .327 .332 .376 34.9 20.6 10.4
2016 32 2591 450 11 2.4 1.7 86.5 107.2 7.4 27.8 .252 .345 .317 .311 .318 24.0 16.7 11.0
2017 33 2890 480 18 3.8 2.6 86.4 107.9 10.3 34.4 .269 .404 .336 .333 .360 31.0 17.9 10.6
2018 34 2581 432 12 2.8 2 88.0 110.1 9.4 30.6 .226 .334 .305 .293 .301 32.9 17.6 10.7
2019 35 2381 386 15 3.9 2.7 87.7 109.7 13.9 28.8 .233 .367 .344 .298 .325 32.6 19.6 9.5
2020 36 653 96 5 5.2 3.2 89.2 107.9 15.0 35.4 .226 .370 .332 .327 .342 36.5 22.2 16.5
2021 37 2096 298 10 3.4 2.2 86.7 108.6 12.5 29.2 .219 .322 .305 .296 .312 33.2 21.7 13.0
Player 15924 2589 89 3.4 2.4 87.4 110.1 10.7 30.8 .244 .364 .323 .313 .334 31.5 19.0 11.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 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, 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 48.3 21.9 25.3 4.5 32.0 36.9 31.1 2.9 34.2 21.0 26.0 6.3 4.0 2.7
2016 52.9 18.9 22.4 5.8 30.0 43.1 26.9 4.0 39.6 22.2 27.8 2.2 2.4 1.7
2017 45.8 20.2 27.7 6.3 30.6 41.9 27.3 5.6 32.5 23.1 28.1 5.4 3.8 2.6
2018 49.8 21.3 22.9 6.0 31.3 41.9 26.2 3.9 39.4 26.6 21.3 5.1 2.8 2.0
2019 45.1 20.7 23.1 11.1 44.3 36.3 19.4 3.4 32.1 29.5 22.8 6.0 3.9 2.7
2020 38.5 22.9 33.3 5.2 31.3 41.7 27.1 7.3 30.2 30.2 18.8 8.3 5.2 3.2
2021 46.0 21.8 21.5 10.7 33.6 37.6 28.9 6.7 33.6 25.5 22.8 6.4 3.4 2.2
Player 47.8 20.8 24.4 7.0 33.3 39.9 26.7 4.4 35.1 24.7 24.8 5.3 3.4 2.4
MLB 44.9 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer 0.3 2 890 42.5 181 .262 .448 .372 15.9 19.3 14.4 .238 .368 .331 41.7
2021 Sinker 2.0 6 320 15.3 71 .396 .604 .508 9.3 14.1 12.8 .294 .459 .414 37.8
2021 Slider -0.8 -2 276 13.2 79 .164 .254 .253 25.5 27.8 18.3 .193 .270 .276 31.9
2021 Changeup -1.7 -4 212 10.1 45 .140 .186 .187 20.7 17.8 9.8 .159 .191 .180 11.4
2021 Curveball -1.0 -2 197 9.4 42 .154 .205 .179 19.6 26.2 16.2 .222 .283 .241 24.1
2021 Cutter -5.5 -8 145 6.9 33 .033 .033 .070 29.3 33.3 22.4 .146 .187 .176 30.0
2021 Splitter 2.7 1 36 1.7 5 .200 .800 .400 18.2 20.0 7.1 .295 .685 .410 25.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 225 34.5 45 .216 .324 .317 21.0 24.4 22.0 .217 .393 .335 57.7
2020 Sinker 1.7 2 117 17.9 28 .429 .667 .529 5.9 3.6 4.8 .348 .598 .477 40.0
2020 Changeup 1.5 1 82 12.6 21 .278 .611 .417 32.3 23.8 29.4 .230 .288 .292 30.8
2020 Slider -4.0 -3 81 12.4 26 .083 .083 .123 27.5 26.9 22.6 .198 .288 .247 29.4
2020 Curveball 1.6 1 75 11.5 19 .200 .600 .368 32.3 31.6 25.0 .190 .403 .306 30.0
2020 Cutter -4.5 -3 57 8.7 14 .000 .000 .200 40.0 35.7 62.5 .094 .115 .265 0.0
2020 Splitter 9.9 2 16 2.5 5 .400 .600 .610 14.3 0.0 0.0 .259 .335 .255 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 9 980 41.2 205 .272 .671 .436 20.6 20.5 17.6 .222 .414 .329 38.6
2019 Sinker 2.1 8 391 16.4 102 .319 .659 .468 14.3 13.7 16.5 .281 .481 .361 44.2
2019 Slider -0.9 -3 307 12.9 85 .203 .278 .236 19.5 23.5 16.0 .233 .300 .262 28.8
2019 Changeup -0.1 0 244 10.2 59 .268 .446 .316 24.0 18.6 15.1 .219 .269 .220 17.0
2019 Curveball -2.5 -6 238 10.0 50 .167 .229 .193 19.3 24.0 16.0 .244 .317 .260 27.8
2019 Cutter -3.6 -4 114 4.8 20 .105 .211 .160 22.5 20.0 12.9 .157 .177 .177 6.7
2019 Splitter -2.7 -2 60 2.5 18 .176 .176 .147 16.0 16.7 16.7 .216 .294 .247 21.4
2019 N/A 10.3 0 4 0.2 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 1,019 39.5 222 .258 .483 .393 11.7 15.3 12.9 .247 .436 .366 41.5
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 593 23.0 150 .290 .351 .340 6.2 12.0 14.4 .254 .332 .303 40.5
2018 Slider -0.2 0 273 10.6 67 .177 .290 .251 22.1 31.3 16.8 .136 .190 .182 14.6
2018 Curveball -2.0 -5 271 10.5 58 .132 .208 .184 14.6 22.4 14.9 .141 .189 .171 11.9
2018 Changeup -0.3 -1 267 10.3 76 .222 .319 .253 21.2 17.1 17.1 .246 .301 .259 25.0
2018 Cutter -1.3 -1 116 4.5 26 .125 .292 .213 21.4 23.1 17.1 .238 .358 .289 33.3
2018 Splitter 3.7 2 42 1.6 10 .400 .400 .360 16.7 20.0 10.0 .346 .393 .326 25.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -9 1,101 38.1 239 .256 .404 .343 10.5 15.9 11.9 .258 .402 .338 30.4
2017 Sinker 2.4 16 671 23.2 179 .344 .517 .443 7.4 10.6 14.5 .320 .479 .386 39.0
2017 Slider -0.3 -1 346 12.0 90 .143 .381 .248 27.1 28.9 22.4 .206 .348 .264 20.7
2017 Curveball 0.9 3 297 10.3 51 .277 .404 .326 21.9 23.5 14.5 .332 .430 .370 27.8
2017 Changeup -0.6 -2 275 9.5 66 .241 .328 .308 27.6 18.2 15.8 .235 .290 .285 26.1
2017 Cutter 0.9 1 135 4.7 39 .250 .333 .335 15.3 23.1 18.0 .228 .308 .267 29.6
2017 Splitter 3.2 2 62 2.1 16 .333 .800 .484 40.9 37.5 33.3 .293 .566 .379 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 139 539 -3 -6 2 2 -5
2009 294 1,189 -11 2 8 4 3
2010 597 2,756 -15 -13 18 14 4
2011 603 2,531 -17 -16 20 12 0
2012 45 188 2 -1 1 1 2
2013 607 2,570 -6 -9 19 10 14
2014 636 2,821 -1 -19 15 15 10
2015 658 2,746 -7 -9 22 12 18
2016 634 2,591 -17 -24 22 13 -6
2017 738 3,150 -20 -14 26 15 7
2018 621 2,646 -22 -25 24 15 -8
2019 578 2,501 -14 -16 19 12 1
2020 182 767 -5 -8 7 7 1
2021 459 2,090 -19 -22 24 11 -7
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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 2,732 47.4 54.5 86.1 22.1 59.6 42.7 14.2 37.4 21.2 7.6 59.9
2016 2,591 47.0 53.7 88.5 22.7 73.7 44.3 13.6 37.3 15.0 6.3 57.7
2017 2,890 47.5 52.4 89.2 21.8 71.0 42.7 11.3 36.3 15.4 7.3 58.1
2018 2,581 48.2 52.9 91.3 20.9 72.5 41.5 10.7 36.3 13.6 7.6 54.8
2019 2,381 48.8 55.5 88.3 22.5 59.1 40.2 14.9 38.7 19.5 8.0 64.2
2020 653 49.2 58.9 82.5 16.6 49.1 38.6 18.4 37.4 24.2 6.4 64.3
2021 2,096 51.6 56.0 85.7 17.4 65.7 40.7 11.1 37.5 18.3 7.9 66.9
Player 15,924 48.3 54.3 88.0 21.2 66.6 42.0 12.9 37.2 17.4 7.4 60.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 67 58 49 43 79 47 38 51 49 36 84 51 93
2016 32 41 9 8 76 17 12 12 7 71 85 92 90
2017 56 68 35 25 76 38 22 22 24 64 69 90 89 85
2018 17 15 7 12 39 14 10 33 27 71 77 95 93 42
2019 15 15 9 19 26 18 17 22 18 65 62 81 91 74
2020 48 21 22 30 76 16 29 57 36 51 95 59 83 38
2021 15 7 5 10 49 8 10 11 16 46 92 86 87 22
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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 20.2 7 7.2 0 5 6 3 42.9
2017 19.8 22 17.5 5 3 11 9 40.9
2018 20.5 12 12.9 -1 3 13 3 25.0
2019 21.4 29 21.3 8 6 20 5 17.2
2020 22.3 6 5.3 1 1 6 1 16.7
2021 21.5 10 8.1 2 5 7 3 30.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 9 9 7 6 8 6 7 7 4 8 8 6 5 7 7 6 9 5 7 11 5 6 7 9 6 11 7 4 9 10
2017 22 18 18 16 20 18 18 18 18 13 23 19 15 14 15 20 16 18 12 18 21 18 18 18 17 18 19 16 14 19 21
2018 12 15 14 10 14 15 12 16 11 8 15 16 9 10 10 16 12 16 8 11 14 14 12 14 14 15 16 9 11 12 17
2019 29 24 23 19 22 23 21 24 22 15 28 24 16 19 20 23 21 22 12 19 26 22 20 20 20 23 25 18 17 22 30
2020 6 4 5 6 5 6 0 6 6 5 6 6 3 4 4 6 4 5 3 6 6 7 6 4 7 6 5 4 4 6 7
2021 10 10 8 5 9 10 8 10 8 7 9 10 5 7 5 9 8 9 6 7 8 8 9 8 8 7 10 7 10 7 10
! 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 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 86.5 -2.3 86.4 -0.1 88 1.6 87.7 -0.3 89.2 1.5 86.7 -2.5
Launch Angle 11.1 7.4 -3.7 10.3 2.9 9.4 -0.9 13.9 4.5 15 1.1 12.5 -2.5
Barrel % 4 2.4 -1.6 3.8 1.4 2.8 -1 3.9 1.1 5.2 1.3 3.4 -1.8
Hard Hit % 34.9 24 -10.9 31 7 32.9 1.9 32.6 -0.3 36.5 3.9 33.2 -3.3
Sweet Spot % 32 27.8 -4.2 34.4 6.6 30.6 -3.8 28.8 -1.8 35.4 6.6 29.2 -6.2
xBA .258 .252 -0.006 .269 0.017 .226 -0.043 .233 0.007 .226 -0.007 .219 -0.007
BA .259 .261 0.002 .264 0.003 .236 -0.028 .251 0.015 .223 -0.028 .222 -0.001
xwOBA .332 .311 -0.021 .333 0.022 .293 -0.04 .298 0.005 .327 0.029 .296 -0.031
wOBA .327 .317 -0.01 .336 0.019 .305 -0.031 .344 0.039 .332 -0.012 .305 -0.027
xSLG .394 .345 -0.049 .404 0.059 .334 -0.07 .367 0.033 .37 0.003 .322 -0.048
SLG .399 .362 -0.037 .428 0.066 .368 -0.06 .503 0.135 .392 -0.111 .362 -0.03
K% 20.6 16.7 -3.9 17.9 1.2 17.6 -0.3 19.6 2 22.2 2.6 21.7 -0.5
BB% 10.4 11 0.6 10.6 -0.4 10.7 0.1 9.5 -1.2 16.5 7 13 -3.5
Swing % 37.4 37.3 -0.1 36.3 -1 36.3 0 38.7 2.4 37.4 -1.3 37.5 0.1
Whiff% 21.2 15 -6.2 15.4 0.4 13.6 -1.8 19.5 5.9 24.2 4.7 18.3 -5.9
In Zone % 47.4 47 -0.4 47.5 0.5 48.2 0.7 48.8 0.6 49.2 0.4 51.6 2.4
Out of Zone % 52.6 53 0.4 52.5 -0.5 51.8 -0.7 51.2 -0.6 50.8 -0.4 48.4 -2.4
Out of Zone Swing % 22.1 22.7 0.6 21.8 -0.9 20.9 -0.9 22.5 1.6 16.6 -5.9 17.4 0.8
First Pitch Swing % 14.2 13.6 -0.6 11.3 -2.3 10.7 -0.6 14.9 4.2 18.4 3.5 11.1 -7.3
First Pitch Strike % 52.3 52.4 0.1