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Brett Gardner
Popularity: ↓ 16%
CF | B/T: L/L | 5' 11" 195LBS | Age: 37

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
2020 158 130 20 29 5 15 3 .223 .354 .392 .747
13 Seasons 6153 5350 896 1384 129 539 270 .259 .343 .401 .743
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .223 5 15 3 .747
13 Seasons .259 129 539 270 .743

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 2732 447 18 4.0 88.8 11 31.5 .262 .406 .327 .339 .387 34.7 20.6 10.4
2016 2591 450 11 2.4 86.5 7.5 28.0 .258 .354 .317 .321 .332 24.0 16.7 11.0
2017 2890 480 18 3.8 86.4 10.3 34.4 .278 .420 .336 .346 .378 31.0 17.9 10.6
2018 2581 432 12 2.8 88 9.4 30.6 .233 .345 .305 .302 .314 32.9 17.6 10.7
2019 2381 386 15 3.9 87.7 13.9 28.8 .241 .375 .344 .306 .336 32.6 19.6 9.5
2020 653 96 5 5.2 89.2 15 35.4 .224 .366 .327 .316 .325 36.5 22.2 16.5
ALL 13828 2291 79 3.4 87.5 10.5 30.9 .254 .380 .326 .323 .349 31.2 18.6 10.7
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 398 60.9 86 67 17 12 3 0 2 17 50 .254 .240 .388 .416 .361 .357 87.2 13 20.3 21.8
2020 Breaking 157 24.0 45 39 5 3 0 0 2 13 27 .128 .196 .282 .332 .222 .261 89.7 24 30.0 23.6
2020 Offspeed 98 15.0 27 24 7 3 2 1 1 5 19 .292 .223 .583 .284 .392 .276 85.5 0 28.2 20.8
2019 Fastballs 1481 63.3 326 282 78 30 19 4 25 60 223 .277 .247 .638 .429 .410 .337 89.6 17 19.2 17.0
2019 Breaking 553 23.7 137 128 24 18 4 1 1 32 96 .188 .240 .258 .314 .221 .268 86.5 11 19.2 15.9
2019 Offspeed 304 13.0 77 73 18 12 3 2 1 14 61 .247 .228 .384 .282 .266 .235 82.7 9 22.9 15.4
! 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 %
2020 Splitter 9.3 2 17 2.6 6 .333 .500 .508 12.5 0.0 0.0 .231 .299 .233 0.0
2020 Cutter -4.7 -3 56 8.6 14 .000 .000 .200 40.0 35.7 62.5 .078 .104 .254 0.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 1 76 11.6 19 .200 .600 .368 33.3 31.6 25.0 .190 .401 .291 30.0
2020 Changeup 1.5 1 81 12.4 21 .278 .611 .417 32.3 23.8 29.4 .220 .279 .289 30.8
2020 Slider -3.8 -3 81 12.4 26 .083 .083 .123 27.5 26.9 22.6 .200 .289 .239 29.4
2020 Sinker 1.8 2 119 18.2 27 .400 .650 .515 6.1 3.7 4.5 .363 .626 .477 47.4
2020 4-Seamer -0.9 -2 223 34.2 45 .243 .351 .337 21.3 24.4 22.9 .217 .386 .321 53.8
2019 Cutter -3.5 -4 110 4.6 19 .111 .222 .168 23.7 21.1 13.3 .191 .209 .206 7.1
2019 Splitter -3.4 -2 69 2.9 22 .143 .143 .119 13.3 13.6 13.6 .214 .281 .238 16.7
2019 Curveball -2.0 -5 244 10.2 51 .167 .229 .203 19.3 23.5 15.8 .251 .327 .277 27.8
2019 Changeup 0.2 0 235 9.9 55 .288 .481 .323 26.1 20.0 15.9 .234 .282 .234 18.6
2019 Slider -1.0 -3 309 13.0 86 .200 .275 .234 19.2 23.3 16.0 .234 .306 .264 28.3
2019 Sinker 2.3 9 392 16.5 102 .319 .659 .468 14.9 13.7 16.5 .292 .493 .370 44.2
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 9 979 41.1 205 .272 .671 .434 20.6 20.5 17.6 .229 .418 .335 38.6
2018 Splitter 3.6 2 44 1.7 10 .400 .400 .360 16.7 20.0 10.5 .357 .408 .343 25.0
2018 Cutter -1.2 -1 116 4.5 26 .125 .292 .213 21.4 23.1 17.1 .247 .364 .300 33.3
2018 Curveball -2.6 -7 271 10.5 58 .132 .208 .169 14.8 22.4 14.9 .155 .208 .185 11.9
2018 Slider -0.4 -1 273 10.6 67 .177 .290 .251 22.1 31.3 16.8 .144 .201 .193 14.6
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 265 10.3 76 .222 .319 .253 21.8 17.1 16.9 .249 .310 .268 25.0
2018 Sinker 0.0 0 598 23.2 151 .288 .348 .336 6.1 11.9 14.3 .262 .353 .315 41.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 1014 39.3 221 .260 .486 .394 11.8 15.4 13.0 .251 .438 .370 41.1
2017 Splitter 3.4 2 64 2.2 17 .375 .813 .509 39.1 35.3 33.3 .306 .559 .381 30.0
2017 Cutter 0.5 1 135 4.7 39 .250 .333 .328 15.3 23.1 18.0 .232 .327 .282 29.6
2017 Curveball 0.7 2 297 10.3 51 .277 .404 .313 22.2 23.5 14.5 .337 .439 .365 27.8
2017 Changeup -0.1 0 274 9.5 65 .228 .316 .298 28.2 18.5 15.8 .244 .303 .303 26.7
2017 Slider -0.4 -1 344 11.9 90 .143 .381 .248 27.1 28.9 22.4 .210 .356 .274 20.7
2017 Sinker 2.6 17 647 22.4 174 .349 .523 .446 7.1 10.9 15.1 .331 .495 .394 39.6
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -9 1125 38.9 244 .254 .400 .345 10.8 15.6 11.7 .267 .424 .356 30.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 621 2562 -17 -22 22 12 -6
2017 729 3129 -20 -12 27 13 8
2018 615 2634 -22 -25 26 13 -8
2019 573 2488 -13 -15 20 11 3
2020 180 763 -4 -7 7 6 2
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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 2732 47.5 54.4 86.6 21.5 60.1 42.7 13.3 37.2 21.5 7.6 59.1
2016 2591 47.0 53.3 89.4 22.3 74.8 44.3 12.9 36.9 15.3 6.3 58.3
2017 2890 47.4 51.9 90.2 21.5 71.9 42.7 10.7 35.9 15.6 7.3 57.6
2018 2581 48.2 52.8 91.5 20.5 74.1 41.5 10.3 36.0 13.7 7.6 54.8
2019 2381 48.8 55.3 88.7 22.0 60.2 40.2 14.2 38.3 19.7 8.0 64.2
2020 653 49.5 57.9 83.4 16.7 49.1 38.6 17.7 37.1 24.4 6.4 64.3
ALL 13828 47.8 53.7 88.9 21.3 67.7 42.2 12.5 36.8 17.5 7.3 59.0
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 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 %
2015 48.3 21.9 25.3 4.5 32.0 36.9 31.1 2.0 34.2 21.0 25.7 6.3 4.0
2016 52.9 18.9 22.4 5.8 30.0 43.1 26.9 2.9 39.6 22.2 28.0 2.2 2.4
2017 45.8 20.2 27.7 6.3 30.8 41.9 27.3 5.0 32.5 23.1 28.1 5.4 3.8
2018 49.8 21.3 22.9 6.0 31.5 42.1 26.4 3.0 39.4 26.6 21.3 5.1 2.8
2019 45.1 20.7 23.1 11.1 44.3 36.3 19.4 3.1 32.1 29.5 22.8 6.0 3.9
2020 38.5 21.9 33.3 6.3 31.3 41.7 27.1 7.3 30.2 30.2 18.8 8.3 5.2
ALL 48.0 20.6 24.7 6.6 33.3 40.2 26.5 3.4 35.4 24.6 25.1 5.1 3.4
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

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 67 57 50 47 80 47 38 53 48 36 84 49 92
2016 35 44 10 10 78 17 12 12 7 71 85 90 90
2017 62 76 40 26 79 38 22 22 25 64 69 89 89 87
2018 19 17 8 12 39 14 10 33 27 71 77 95 94 62
2019 16 18 9 16 33 18 17 22 18 65 62 80 91 74
2020 49 18 20 29 73 16 29 57 36 51 95 58 83 36
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 21.4 29 20.0 9.0 7 20 5 17.2
2020 22.3 6 4.9 1.1 1 6 1 16.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 29 21 23 19 25 19 20 23 23 15 30 23 14 19 21 24 17 19 12 23 9 20 19 20 19 23 22 18 17 19 25
2020 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 7 4 5 6 6 2 3 4 6 4 5 5 6 2 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 4 4 5
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 86.5 -2.3 86.4 -0.1 88 1.6 87.7 -0.3 89.2 1.5
Launch Angle 11 7.5 -3.5 10.3 2.8 9.4 -0.9 13.9 4.5 15 1.1
Barrel % 4 2.4 -1.6 3.8 1.4 2.8 -1 3.9 1.1 5.2 1.3
Hard Hit % 34.7 24 -10.7 31 7 32.9 1.9 32.6 -0.3 36.5 3.9
Sweet Spot % 31.5 28 -3.5 34.4 6.4 30.6 -3.8 28.8 -1.8 35.4 6.6
xBA .262 .258 -0.004 .278 0.02 .233 -0.045 .241 0.008 .224 -0.017
BA .259 .261 0.002 .264 0.003 .236 -0.028 .251 0.015 .223 -0.028
xwOBA .339 .321 -0.018 .346 0.025 .302 -0.044 .306 0.004 .316 0.01
wOBA .327 .317 -0.01 .336 0.019 .305 -0.031 .344 0.039 .327 -0.017
xSLG .406 .354 -0.052 .42 0.066 .345 -0.075 .375 0.03 .366 -0.009
SLG .399 .362 -0.037 .428 0.066 .368 -0.06 .503 0.135 .392 -0.111
K% 20.6 16.7 -3.9 17.9 1.2 17.6 -0.3 19.6 2 22.2 2.6
BB% 10.4 11 0.6 10.6 -0.4 10.7 0.1 9.5 -1.2 16.5 7
Swing % 37.2 36.9 -0.3 35.9 -1 36 0.1 38.3 2.3 37.1 -1.2
Whiff% 21.5 15.3 -6.2 15.6 0.3 13.7 -1.9 19.7 6 24.4 4.7
In Zone Swing % 47.5 47 -0.5 47.4 0.4 48.2 0.8 48.8 0.6 49.5 0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 52.5 53 0.5 52.6 -0.4 51.8 -0.8 51.2 -0.6 50.5 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 13.3 12.9 -0.4 10.7 -2.2 10.3 -0.4 14.2 3.9 17.7 3.5
First Pitch Strike % 52.3 52.4 0.1 52.3 -0.1 55 2.7 53.5 -1.5 53.8 0.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 626 4 0.6 .319 .220
2017 L 679 5 0.7 .336 .277
2018 L 606 11 1.8 .306 .223
2019 L 540 77 14.3 .340 .348
2020 L 158 41 25.9 .319 .348

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