Brett Gardner
LF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 5' 11" 195LBS | Age: 40
Draft: 2005 | Rd: 3, #109, New York Yankees | College of Charleston
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 550 491 86 123 28 10 .251 .325 .503 .828
2020 158 130 20 29 5 3 .223 .354 .392 .746
2021 461 387 47 86 10 4 .222 .327 .362 .689
14 Seasons 6,614 5,737 943 1,470 139 274 .256 .342 .398 .740
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .251 28 10 .828
2020 .223 5 3 .746
2021 .222 10 4 .689
14 Seasons .256 139 274 .740
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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 31 2732 447 18 4.0 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 2.0 88.0 110.1 9.4 30.6 .226 .334 .305 .293 .301 32.9 17.6 10.7
2019 35 2381 386 16 4.1 2.9 87.8 109.7 13.8 29.5 .235 .367 .344 .299 .326 32.7 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 90 3.5 2.4 87.4 110.1 10.7 30.9 .244 .364 .323 .313 .334 31.5 19.0 11.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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 48.3 21.9 25.3 4.5 31.1 36.7 30.9 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 44.0 36.5 19.4 3.4 32.4 29.5 23.6 6.0 4.1 2.9
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 33.1 39.9 26.7 4.4 35.2 24.7 24.9 5.3 3.5 2.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 892 42.6 181 .262 .448 .372 15.8 19.3 14.3 .238 .368 .331 41.7
2021 Sinker 2.0 6 318 15.2 71 .396 .604 .508 9.4 14.1 13.0 .294 .459 .414 37.8
2021 Slider -1.1 -3 244 11.6 68 .167 .267 .246 25.0 25.0 16.8 .206 .291 .278 34.1
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 -2 185 8.8 41 .158 .211 .183 18.9 24.4 15.4 .228 .290 .247 24.1
2021 Cutter -4.7 -7 147 7.0 34 .065 .065 .094 28.6 32.4 21.6 .158 .199 .184 28.6
2021 Split-Finger 2.7 1 36 1.7 5 .200 .800 .400 18.2 20.0 7.1 .295 .685 .410 25.0
2021 Sweeper -4.6 -1 30 1.4 9 .000 .000 .175 33.3 55.6 31.3 .015 .016 .185 0.0
2021 Slurve 3.6 0 12 0.6 2 .000 .000 .350 33.3 50.0 25.0 -- -- .350 --
2020 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -3 228 34.9 45 .216 .324 .317 21.0 24.4 21.6 .217 .393 .335 57.7
2020 Sinker 1.7 2 114 17.5 28 .429 .667 .529 5.9 3.6 5.0 .348 .598 .477 40.0
2020 Slider -2.7 -2 77 11.8 22 .100 .100 .145 27.0 22.7 18.5 .197 .297 .256 33.3
2020 Changeup 1.1 1 76 11.6 18 .267 .667 .436 32.1 22.2 26.7 .224 .286 .300 27.3
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 Split-Finger 9.0 2 22 3.4 8 .375 .500 .494 20.0 12.5 12.5 .262 .321 .249 14.3
2020 Sweeper -30.9 -1 3 0.5 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 33.3 33.3 .271 .321 .260 0.0
2020 Slurve -26.6 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 8 991 41.6 206 .272 .671 .438 20.6 20.4 17.5 .219 .399 .325 38.6
2019 Sinker 2.4 9 389 16.3 103 .326 .663 .472 14.3 13.6 16.5 .283 .481 .362 43.6
2019 Slider -0.8 -2 295 12.4 83 .197 .276 .240 18.5 22.9 15.3 .228 .295 .264 29.8
2019 Curveball -2.5 -6 250 10.5 52 .160 .220 .186 21.6 25.0 16.5 .236 .306 .252 27.0
2019 Changeup -0.1 0 244 10.2 60 .281 .456 .326 23.7 18.3 15.3 .231 .284 .231 16.7
2019 Cutter -3.4 -4 123 5.2 21 .100 .200 .152 23.3 23.8 15.2 .149 .168 .168 6.7
2019 Split-Finger -2.7 -2 61 2.6 18 .176 .176 .147 16.0 16.7 15.8 .216 .294 .247 21.4
2019 Sweeper -1.6 0 13 0.5 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .365 .433 .350 50.0
2019 Slurve 0.8 0 5 0.2 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 50.0 33.3 .464 .571 .447 0.0
2019 Knuckleball 62.3 2 3 0.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .567 2.116 1.056 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 1 1,018 39.4 222 .258 .483 .393 11.7 15.3 13.0 .247 .436 .366 41.5
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 593 23.0 150 .290 .351 .340 5.7 12.0 14.3 .254 .332 .303 40.5
2018 Curveball -2.0 -5 270 10.5 58 .132 .208 .184 14.8 22.4 15.1 .141 .189 .171 11.9
2018 Changeup -0.3 -1 265 10.3 76 .222 .319 .253 21.2 17.1 17.3 .246 .301 .259 25.0
2018 Slider -0.1 0 259 10.0 63 .172 .293 .252 21.0 30.2 15.8 .140 .197 .189 15.4
2018 Cutter -1.6 -2 119 4.6 27 .120 .280 .206 22.7 22.2 17.1 .237 .353 .287 31.6
2018 Split-Finger 3.7 2 44 1.7 10 .400 .400 .360 16.7 20.0 9.5 .345 .393 .326 25.0
2018 Slurve -3.5 0 9 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Sweeper 13.0 1 4 0.2 2 .500 .500 .450 50.0 50.0 50.0 .027 .036 .025 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.8 -9 1,098 38.0 239 .256 .404 .343 10.5 15.9 11.9 .258 .402 .338 30.4
2017 Sinker 2.4 16 676 23.4 179 .344 .517 .443 7.3 10.6 14.4 .320 .479 .386 39.0
2017 Slider -0.4 -1 324 11.2 84 .139 .392 .246 26.7 29.8 22.7 .206 .355 .263 22.2
2017 Curveball 0.8 2 295 10.2 51 .255 .383 .309 21.1 23.5 14.8 .312 .407 .352 25.0
2017 Changeup -0.4 -1 271 9.4 66 .241 .328 .308 27.6 18.2 15.8 .235 .290 .285 26.1
2017 Cutter 1.7 2 139 4.8 41 .270 .351 .357 14.8 22.0 17.3 .244 .324 .289 28.6
2017 Split-Finger 2.8 2 63 2.2 16 .333 .800 .484 40.9 37.5 33.3 .293 .566 .379 33.3
2017 Slurve -2.7 0 15 0.5 3 .333 .333 .300 57.1 33.3 25.0 .329 .393 .317 50.0
2017 Sweeper -0.8 0 6 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .153 .232 .147 0.0
! 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 -10 22 12 18
2016 634 2,591 -17 -24 21 13 -6
2017 738 3,150 -20 -13 26 15 8
2018 621 2,646 -22 -25 25 15 -7
2019 587 2,541 -12 -15 19 12 4
2020 182 767 -5 -8 6 7 1
2021 459 2,090 -19 -23 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 47.5 54.7 86.2 21.8 59.1 42.7 14.2 37.4 21.2 7.6 59.6
2016 2,591 47.0 53.7 88.7 22.7 73.4 44.4 13.6 37.3 15.0 6.3 59.3
2017 2,890 47.5 52.6 89.2 21.7 70.8 42.7 11.3 36.3 15.4 7.3 58.1
2018 2,581 48.1 52.8 91.5 21.0 72.2 41.6 10.7 36.3 13.6 7.6 55.3
2019 2,381 48.6 55.6 88.3 22.6 59.1 40.1 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 51.4 56.1 85.8 17.5 65.3 40.8 11.1 37.5 18.3 7.8 67.1
Player 15,924 48.3 54.4 88.0 21.2 66.3 42.0 12.9 37.2 17.4 7.4 60.5
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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 67 58 49 43 79 47 38 51 73 49 36 84 51 93 92
2016 32 41 9 8 76 17 12 12 53 7 71 85 92 86 90 83
2017 56 68 35 25 76 38 22 22 59 24 64 69 90 86 90 91
2018 17 15 7 12 39 14 10 33 74 27 71 77 95 85 94 69
2019 15 17 9 18 28 19 17 22 69 18 65 62 81 84 91 77
2020 49 21 22 31 76 16 29 57 48 35 51 95 59 96 84 42 54
2021 16 7 5 10 50 8 10 11 57 16 46 92 86 97 87 33 52
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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 7.5 -1 5 6 3 42.9
2017 19.8 22 17.2 5 3 12 8 36.4
2018 20.5 12 10.8 1 4 12 2 16.7
2019 21.4 29 21.5 8 6 22 4 13.8
2020 22.3 6 5.0 1 1 6 1 16.7
2021 21.5 10 8.3 2 2 7 3 30.0
Player 20.9 86 70.4 16 21 65 21 24.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 7 4 8 7 6 7 8 5 6 6 9 9 8 7 9 5 6 9 7 9 6 10 11 9 8 6 11 9 9 5
2017 22 16 14 23 18 18 20 19 15 14 15 18 17 16 19 19 18 18 18 17 17 14 22 18 16 16 16 20 19 17 9
2018 12 12 7 14 8 8 14 15 8 7 9 13 13 8 11 13 11 10 12 13 11 9 15 15 9 8 11 11 14 9 6
2019 29 25 15 28 22 23 24 25 19 16 20 23 24 19 23 23 23 20 20 23 20 18 29 25 20 20 21 23 22 20 11
2020 6 6 5 6 6 7 6 5 3 2 3 6 4 5 5 6 6 5 4 6 6 4 8 5 6 3 4 6 5 5 2
2021 10 10 7 9 8 9 9 9 7 5 6 8 9 6 9 9 9 10 9 8 9 9 11 10 10 7 7 8 9 7 7
Player 86 76 52 88 69 71 80 81 57 50 59 77 76 62 74 79 72 69 72 74 72 60 95 84 70 62 65 79 78 67 40
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 86.5 -2.3 86.4 -0.1 88.0 1.6 87.8 -0.2 89.2 1.4 86.7 -2.5
Launch Angle 11.1 7.4 -3.7 10.3 2.9 9.4 -0.9 13.8 4.4 15.0 1.2 12.5 -2.5
Barrel % 4.0 2.4 -1.6 3.8 1.4 2.8 -1.0 4.1 1.3 5.2 1.1 3.4 -1.8
Hard Hit % 34.9 24.0 -10.9 31.0 7.0 32.9 1.9 32.7 -0.2 36.5 3.8 33.2 -3.3
Sweet Spot % 32.0 27.8 -4.2 34.4 6.6 30.6 -3.8 29.5 -1.1 35.4 5.9 29.2 -6.2
xBA .258 .252 -0.006 .269 0.017 .226 -0.043 .235 0.009 .226 -0.009 .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 -0.040 .299 0.006 .327 0.028 .296 -0.031
wOBA .327 .317 -0.010 .336 0.019 .305 -0.031 .344 0.039 .332 -0.012 .305 -0.027
xSLG .394 .345 -0.049 .404 0.059 .334 -0.070 .367 0.033 .370 0.003 .322 -0.048
SLG .399 .362 -0.037 .428 0.066 .368 -0.060 .503 0.135 .392 -0.111 .362 -0.030
K% 20.6 16.7 -3.9 17.9 1.2 17.6 -0.3 19.6 2.0