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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 .688
14 Seasons 6614 5737 943 1470 139 578 274 .256 .342 .398 .740
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .222 10 39 4 .688
14 Seasons .256 139 578 274 .740

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 32 2732 447 18 4 88.8 109.7 11.1 32 .250 .382 .327 .323 .361 35.7 20.6 10.4
2016 33 2591 450 11 2.4 86.5 107.2 7.4 27.8 .250 .343 .317 .309 .315 24.2 16.7 11
2017 34 2890 480 18 3.8 86.4 107.9 10.3 34.2 .267 .401 .336 .332 .357 31.3 17.9 10.6
2018 35 2581 432 13 3 88.1 110.1 9.4 30.6 .226 .337 .305 .294 .302 32.7 17.6 10.7
2019 36 2381 386 15 3.9 87.7 109.7 13.9 28.8 .229 .360 .344 .293 .318 32.6 19.6 9.5
2020 37 653 96 5 5.2 89.2 107.9 15 35.4 .226 .370 .332 .327 .342 36.5 22.2 16.5
2021 38 2096 298 10 3.4 86.7 108.6 12.5 29.2 .214 .312 .305 .291 .304 33.2 21.7 13
15924 2589 90 3.5 87.4 110.1 10.7 30.7 .241 .359 .323 .309 .329 31.7 19 11
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 1353 65.3 285 228 60 39 11 3 7 56 180 .263 .233 .430 .354 .358 .327 87.4 15 16.5 15.1
2021 Breaking 473 22.8 120 105 17 12 3 1 1 32 76 .162 .204 .238 .277 .220 .261 84.3 14 23.0 17.1
2021 Offspeed 246 11.9 50 48 7 4 2 0 1 9 39 .146 .168 .250 .230 .188 .198 80.8 -8 20.4 9.4
2020 Fastballs 398 60.9 86 67 17 12 3 0 2 17 50 .254 .242 .388 .421 .367 .372 87.2 13 20.1 21.8
2020 Breaking 157 24.0 45 39 5 3 0 0 2 13 27 .128 .195 .282 .332 .225 .272 89.7 24 29.6 23.6
2020 Offspeed 98 15.0 27 24 7 3 2 1 1 5 19 .292 .230 .583 .289 .398 .277 85.5 0 28.2 20.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 36.9 31.1 2.9 34.2 21 26 6.3 4
2016 52.9 18.9 22.4 5.8 30 43.1 26.9 4 39.6 22.2 27.8 2.2 2.4
2017 45.8 20.2 27.7 6.3 31 41.7 27.3 5.6 32.3 22.7 27.9 5.4 3.8
2018 49.8 21.3 22.9 6 31.5 42.1 26.4 3.9 39.4 26.4 21.3 4.9 3
2019 45.1 20.7 23.1 11.1 44.3 36.3 19.4 3.4 32.1 29.5 22.8 6 3.9
2020 38.5 21.9 34.4 5.2 31.3 41.7 27.1 7.3 30.2 30.2 18.8 8.3 5.2
2021 46 21.8 21.5 10.7 33.6 37.6 28.9 6.7 33.6 25.5 22.8 6.4 3.4
47.8 20.8 24.4 7 33.4 39.9 26.7 4.4 35.1 24.6 24.8 5.2 3.5
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Splitter 2.5 1 35 1.7 5 .2 .8 .4 18.2 20 7.7 .279 .623 .394 25
2021 Cutter -5.6 -8 144 6.9 33 .033 .033 .07 29.3 33.3 22.4 .148 .19 .179 30
2021 Curveball -0.9 -2 201 9.6 44 .146 .195 .17 20.7 27.3 17.1 .217 .279 .238 23.3
2021 Changeup -1.6 -3 211 10.1 45 .14 .186 .187 20.7 17.8 9.6 .155 .184 .176 11.4
2021 Sinker 1.7 6 334 15.9 74 .375 .571 .473 11.3 14.9 13.4 .274 .417 .388 38.3
2021 Slider -0.8 -2 276 13.2 77 .169 .262 .26 25 27.3 17.8 .194 .271 .281 32.6
2021 4-Seamer 0.4 3 875 41.7 178 .268 .458 .378 15.3 19.1 14.2 .235 .363 .331 41.6
2020 Splitter 8.8 1 16 2.5 6 .333 .5 .508 12.5 0 0 .227 .291 .226 0
2020 Cutter -4.8 -3 56 8.6 14 0 0 .2 40 35.7 62.5 .094 .115 .265 0
2020 Curveball 1.7 1 76 11.6 19 .2 .6 .368 32.3 31.6 25 .19 .403 .306 30
2020 Changeup 1.6 1 82 12.6 21 .278 .611 .417 32.3 23.8 29.4 .23 .288 .292 30.8
2020 Sinker 1.8 2 117 17.9 26 .421 .684 .535 6.3 3.8 5 .365 .642 .5 44.4
2020 Slider -4 -3 81 12.4 26 .083 .083 .123 27.5 26.9 22.6 .198 .288 .247 29.4
2020 4-Seamer -1.1 -3 225 34.5 46 .237 .342 .329 20.7 23.9 22 .219 .39 .333 55.6
2019 N/A 10.3 0 4 0.2 1 .7 0 .7
2019 Splitter -2.6 -2 60 2.5 18 .176 .176 .189 16 16.7 16.7 .203 .276 .233 21.4
2019 Cutter -3.5 -4 114 4.8 20 .105 .211 .16 22.5 20 12.9 .157 .177 .177 6.7
2019 Curveball -2.3 -6 240 10.1 50 .167 .229 .193 19.3 24 15.8 .244 .317 .26 27.8
2019 Changeup -0.4 -1 244 10.2 59 .268 .446 .301 24 18.6 15.1 .219 .269 .22 17
2019 Slider -0.9 -3 305 12.8 85 .203 .278 .244 19.5 23.5 16.1 .23 .296 .259 28.8
2019 Sinker 2.2 9 391 16.4 102 .319 .659 .468 14.3 13.7 16.5 .281 .481 .361 44.2
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 9 980 41.2 205 .272 .671 .434 20.6 20.5 17.6 .22 .411 .328 38.6
2018 Splitter 3.6 1 41 1.6 10 .4 .4 .36 16.7 20 10.5 .345 .393 .326 25
2018 Cutter -1.3 -1 116 4.5 26 .125 .292 .213 21.4 23.1 17.1 .233 .349 .284 35.3
2018 Curveball -2.3 -6 271 10.5 58 .132 .208 .169 14.6 22.4 14.9 .141 .189 .171 11.9
2018 Slider -0.1 0 273 10.6 67 .177 .29 .251 22.1 31.3 16.8 .136 .19 .182 14.6
2018 Changeup -0.2 -1 268 10.4 76 .222 .319 .253 21.2 17.1 16.9 .246 .301 .259 25
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 598 23.2 151 .288 .348 .333 6.1 11.9 14.3 .253 .334 .302 41
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 1014 39.3 221 .26 .486 .394 11.8 15.4 13 .249 .444 .369 40.4
2017 Splitter 3.2 2 62 2.1 16 .333 .8 .484 40.9 37.5 33.3 .293 .566 .379 33.3
2017 Cutter 0.8 1 135 4.7 39 .25 .333 .335 15.3 23.1 18 .228 .308 .267 29.6
2017 Curveball 0.9 3 297 10.3 51 .277 .404 .326 21.9 23.5 14.5 .32 .418 .36 28.6
2017 Changeup -0.5 -1 275 9.5 66 .241 .328 .317 27.6 18.2 15.8 .231 .285 .281 26.1
2017 Slider -0.2 -1 346 12 90 .143 .381 .248 27.1 28.9 22.4 .206 .348 .264 20.7
2017 Sinker 2.1 14 658 22.8 177 .344 .517 .43 7 10.7 15 .319 .478 .382 39.8
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -8 1114 38.5 241 .256 .404 .349 10.7 15.8 11.8 .256 .4 .34 30.4
! 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 -5 2 2 -4
2009 294 1189 -12 0 6 4 -2
2010 597 2756 -14 -12 18 14 6
2011 604 2532 -16 -15 20 12 1
2012 45 188 2 -1 1 1 2
2013 607 2570 -6 -8 19 10 15
2014 636 2821 -1 -18 15 15 11
2015 646 2709 -6 -10 23 12 18
2016 629 2581 -16 -24 22 13 -5
2017 732 3120 -21 -13 26 15 7
2018 620 2641 -21 -25 24 15 -7
2019 578 2501 -13 -16 19 12 2
2020 182 767 -5 -8 6 7 1
2021 459 2090 -19 -22 24 11 -6
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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 54.7 86 22 59.2 42.7 14.2 37.4 21.2 7.6 59.7
2016 2591 47 53.7 88.6 22.6 73.5 44.2 13.6 37.3 15 6.3 57.7
2017 2890 47.4 52.6 89.2 21.9 70.8 42.7 11.3 36.3 15.4 7.3 58.7
2018 2581 48.1 52.8 91.3 20.9 72.5 41.6 10.7 36.3 13.6 7.6 55.1
2019 2381 48.8 55.5 88.3 22.5 59.1 40.2 14.9 38.7 19.5 8 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 2096 51.6 56 85.7 17.4 65.7 40.7 11.1 37.5 18.3 7.9 66.9
15924 48.3 54.3 87.9 21.2 66.5 42 12.9 37.2 17.4 7.4 60.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 63 53 47 42 78 47 38 52 50 36 84 51 92
2016 37 44 12 10 78 17 12 12 7 71 85 92 90
2017 58 68 35 25 77 38 22 22 25 64 69 90 89 85
2018 21 16 9 15 42 15 12 36 27 71 77 95 93 42
2019 14 14 9 16 23 18 17 22 18 65 62 81 91 74
2020 49 21 22 31 77 16 29 57 36 51 95 59 83 38
2021 13 6 3 9 47 8 10 11 16 46 92 86 87 39
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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 20.4 9 7 21 5 17.2
2020 22.3 6 4.8 1 1 6 1 16.7
2021 21.5 10 7.3 3 6 7 2 20

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 29 22 24 19 26 19 20 23 24 15 31 23 14 20 21 25 17 19 12 23 9 20 19 20 19 24 23 18 17 19 26
2020 6 6 6 6 6 4 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
2021 10 12 8 8 11 5 5 9 7 6 9 9 5 7 5 7 5 8 6 9 4 5 7 5 8 8 8 6 8 7 11
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.8 86.5 -2.3 86.4 -0.1 88.1 1.7 87.7 -0.4 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 3 -0.8 3.9 0.9 5.2 1.3 3.4 -1.8
Hard Hit % 35.7 24.2 -11.5 31.3 7.1 32.7 1.4 32.6 -0.1 36.5 3.9 33.2 -3.3
Sweet Spot % 32 27.8 -4.2 34.2 6.4 30.6 -3.6 28.8 -1.8 35.4 6.6 29.2 -6.2
xBA .25 .25 0 .267 0.017 .226 -0.041 .229 0.003 .226 -0.003 .214 -0.012
BA .259 .261 0.002 .264 0.003 .236 -0.028 .251 0.015 .223 -0.028 .222 -0.001
xwOBA .323 .309 -0.014 .332 0.023 .294 -0.038 .293 -0.001 .327 0.034 .291 -0.036
wOBA .327 .317 -0.01 .336 0.019 .305 -0.031 .344 0.039 .332 -0.012 .305 -0.027
xSLG .382 .343 -0.039 .401 0.058 .337 -0.064 .36 0.023 .37 0.01 .312 -0.058
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