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Brian Flynn
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 8" 245LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 7, #227, Detroit Tigers | Wichita State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 2 2 5.22 11 1 0 29.1 22 1.88
6 Seasons 6 12 4.41 102 7 1 187.2 134 1.58
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 11 2-2 5.22 29.1 22 1.88
6 Seasons 102 6-12 4.41 187.2 134 1.58

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2016 26 815 153 9 5.9 89 112.3 7.5 23.5 .229 .357 .268 .298 .323 35.1 19.9 10.4 2.60 3.85
2017 27 29 8 0 0 86.4 98.6 12.3 62.5 .308 .412 .498 .309 .309 25 0 0 3.86 4.18
2018 28 1250 251 16 6.4 90.8 114.5 8.1 35.9 .286 .449 .344 .355 .374 40.2 14 10.4 4.04 5.59
2019 29 513 97 5 5.2 90.7 110.9 12 38.1 .309 .463 .379 .374 .401 36.5 15.8 12.2 5.22 6.63
2607 509 30 5.9 90.2 114.5 8.7 33 .273 .422 .329 .340 .363 37.8 16.1 10.7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Flynn relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(41.8%) ,
Sinker
(36.1%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(20.7%) ,
Changeup
(1.4%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2019 Slider 212 103 109 41.8 82.5 54 45 13 10 3 0 0 10 37 .289 .284 .356 .364 .331 .335 85.7 18 2324 6.2 26.6 15.6
2019 Sinker 183 162 21 36.1 90.4 54 45 18 12 4 0 2 6 41 .400 .338 .622 .534 .454 .410 92.2 5 2228 6.6 17.6 15.8
2019 4-Seam Fastball 105 32 73 20.7 90.7 28 23 6 4 2 0 0 6 18 .261 .315 .348 .538 .310 .393 94.6 12 2264 6.7 5.7 21.4
2019 Changeup 7 7 0 1.4 82.6 1671 7.0 100.0
2018 Sinker 585 428 157 46.8 91.6 184 163 49 37 8 2 2 18 147 .301 .302 .411 .461 .342 .364 92.2 6 2285 6.5 14.1 18.8
2018 Slider 384 239 145 30.7 85.5 74 67 13 8 3 0 2 18 49 .194 .272 .328 .462 .267 .349 88.9 13 2376 6.0 35.3 13.7
2018 4-Seam Fastball 273 140 133 21.9 92.2 73 64 25 18 6 0 1 11 54 .391 .265 .531 .409 .429 .336 88.3 9 2320 6.4 8.1 13.9
2018 Changeup 7 7 0 0.6 83.6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .118 .000 .142 .000 .106 83.2 -16 1715 6.4 25.0 0.0
! 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 %
2016 56.9 15.7 19.6 7.8 44.4 34 21.6 3.3 39.9 20.3 22.2 2.6 5.9
2017 37.5 25 37.5 0 50 12.5 37.5 0 50 25 12.5 12.5 0
2018 50.6 18.7 27.9 2.8 39 39.4 21.5 1.2 37.1 18.7 29.5 6.8 6.4
2019 46.4 20.6 28.9 4.1 32 40.2 27.8 3.1 27.8 20.6 32 6.2 5.2
51.5 18.3 25.7 4.5 39.5 37.5 23 2.2 36.3 19.6 27.5 5.5 5.9
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

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
2019 Slider KC L 212 82.5 39.3 -0.1 0 4.1 -1 -19
2019 4-Seamer KC L 105 90.7 18.2 -1.8 -11 8.1 2.1 35
2019 Sinker KC L 183 90.4 23.1 0.9 4 13.3 -0.1 -1
2019 Changeup KC L 7 82.6 29.2 -0.4 -1 10.6 -1.7 -14
2018 Slider KC L 384 85.5 36.1 0.8 2 3.4 -0.9 -21
2018 Sinker KC L 585 91.6 23.3 1.8 8 13 -0.9 -6
2018 4-Seamer KC L 273 92.2 18.9 -3.1 -20 7.2 1.1 18
2018 Changeup KC L 7 83.6 31.8 0.8 2 13.7 0.9 7
2017 Sinker KC L 9 92.5 21.9 3.4 18 8.5 -5.5 -39
2017 Slider KC L 10 85.7 37.7 4.1 12 9.7 6.3 181
2017 4-Seamer KC L 10 92.8 17.4 -3.9 -29 0.6 -5.7 -90
2016 Curveball KC L 14 76.1 56.3 -1.8 -3 11 3.1 39
2016 Changeup KC L 29 84.4 26.5 -0.9 -3 12 -1 -7
2016 4-Seamer KC L 248 93.2 17.6 -4.4 -33 6.8 -0.9 -11
2016 Slider KC L 217 86 33.6 2 6 2.7 0.7 34
2016 Sinker KC L 289 93 19.2 1.5 8 12.4 -2 -14
! 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 %
2019 4-Seamer -1.6 -2 105 20.5 28 .261 .348 .318 5.7 21.4 21.4 .315 .538 .395 44.4
2019 Slider 0.5 1 214 41.7 54 .289 .356 .339 26.6 18.5 15.2 .284 .364 .335 18.9
2019 Sinker 2.1 4 187 36.5 55 .413 .63 .474 17.2 10.9 15.8 .33 .523 .403 48.8
2019 Changeup 0.5 0 7 1.4 100
2018 Changeup -1.8 0 7 0.6 1 0 0 0 25 0 0 .118 .142 .106 0
2018 4-Seamer 2.8 8 273 21.8 73 .391 .531 .46 8.1 15.1 13.9 .265 .409 .337 31.5
2018 Slider 0.5 2 384 30.7 74 .194 .328 .268 35.3 24.3 13.7 .272 .462 .349 36.7
2018 Sinker -1.1 -6 585 46.8 184 .301 .411 .352 14.1 9.8 18.8 .302 .461 .365 44.9
2017 Sinker 6.4 1 9 31 2 .5 1.5 .8 0 0 0 .252 .443 .287 50
2017 Slider -2 0 10 34.5 3 .333 1 .533 0 0 0 .522 .586 .48 0
2017 4-Seamer 1.7 0 10 34.5 3 .333 .333 .3 0 0 0 .131 .219 .152 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 88 340 4 2 3 2 11
2014 35 140 1 -1 2 0 3
2016 215 798 -4 -16 9 4 -7
2018 332 1249 -6 -6 8 7 4
2019 136 507 -4 -5 7 5 3
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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 %
2016 815 46.6 68 81 27.2 57.8 43.9 55.2 46 25.3 7 80.4
2017 29 65.5 47.4 100 0 37.9 75 31 0 6.9 0
2018 1250 46.8 70.4 89.1 24.7 57.3 40.2 48.2 46.1 19.3 7.9 74.7
2019 513 45.4 70 85.7 21.7 63.3 40.8 63.3 43.5 19.7 5.5 82.1
2607 46.7 69.2 86.1 24.7 58.5 41.4 53.7 45.4 21.1 7.2 76.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2016 61 70 72 72 43 76 51 34 51 41 17 69 61 55 77 84
2017
2018 6 3 13 35 2 49 49 2 10 3 18 11 6 36 66
2019 18 46
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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 23.7 2 1.3 1 2 2 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 3 2 2 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 2
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.1 92.7 -0.4 91.8 -0.9 -1.3 undefined undefined
Offspeed Velocity 84.4 0 0 83.6 0 -1 undefined undefined
Breaking Velocity 85.4 85.7 0.3 85.5 -0.2 -3 undefined undefined
Exit Velocity 89 86.4 -2.6 90.8 4.4 -0.1 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 7.5 12.3 4.8 8.1 -4.2 3.9 undefined undefined
Barrel % 5.9 0 -5.9 6.4 6.4 -1.2 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 35.1 25 -10.1 40.2 15.2 -3.7 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 23.5 62.5 39 35.9 -26.6 2.2 undefined undefined
xBA .229 .308 0.079 .286 -0.022 0.023 undefined undefined
BA .198 .375 0.177 .295 -0.08 0.038 undefined undefined
xwOBA .298 .309 0.011 .355 0.046 0.019 undefined undefined
wOBA .268 .498 0.23 .344 -0.154 0.035 undefined undefined
xSLG .357 .412 0.055 .449 0.037 0.014 undefined undefined
SLG .313 .875 0.562 .417 -0.458 0.048 undefined undefined
K% 19.9 0 -19.9 14 14 1.8 undefined undefined
BB% 10.4 0 -10.4 10.4 10.4 1.8 undefined undefined
Swing % 46 31 -15 46.1 15.1 -2.6 undefined undefined
Whiff% 25.3 0 -25.3 19.3 19.3 0.4 undefined undefined
In Zone % 46.6 65.5 18.9 46.8 -18.7 -1.4 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 53.4 34.5 -18.9 53.2 18.7 1.4 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 27.2 0 -27.2 24.7 24.7 -3 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 30.8 0 -30.8 28.9 28.9 3.5 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 55.2 75 19.8 48.2 -26.8 15.1 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 215 .267 138 6 4.3 77 7 9.1
2017 8 .498 3 0 0.0 5 1 20.0
2018 333 .344 230 33 14.3 103 29 28.2
2019 136 .376 82 0 0.0 54 6 11.1

Pitch Distribution