Bryan Baker
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 6" 235LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 11, #320, Colorado Rockies | North Florida

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2023 3 2 3.09 25 0 0 23.1 28 1.29
3 Seasons 7 5 3.35 92 2 1 94.0 105 1.24
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2023 25 3-2 3.09 23.1 28 1.29
3 Seasons 92 7-5 3.35 94.0 105 1.24

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2021 26 19 3 0 0.0 0.0 70.2 88.6 45.2 33.3 .354 .409 .220 .337 .450 0.0 25.0 0.0 0.00 4.92
2022 27 1181 186 9 4.8 3.1 89.8 109.1 13.3 31.7 .226 .318 .277 .280 .332 41.4 26.1 8.9 3.49 3.22
2023 28 388 54 5 9.3 5.2 89.9 111.2 17.6 33.3 .195 .296 .280 .287 .336 35.2 28.9 14.4 3.09 3.33
Player 1588 243 14 5.8 3.6 89.6 111.2 14.7 32.1 .221 .314 .277 .282 .335 39.5 26.8 10.2
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Baker relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(60.7%) ,
Slider
(21.4%) ,
Changeup
(17.8%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 0.0 0.0 33.3 66.7 33.3 0.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 66.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
2022 42.5 21.5 26.9 9.1 34.9 38.2 26.9 3.8 30.1 25.8 30.1 5.4 4.8 3.1
2023 40.7 27.8 24.1 7.4 38.9 29.6 31.5 5.6 27.8 33.3 16.7 7.4 9.3 5.2
Player 41.6 22.6 26.3 9.5 35.8 35.8 28.4 4.5 29.2 27.2 27.6 5.8 5.8 3.6
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2023 Slider BAL R 83 86.6 31.1 -2.9 -8 7.7 3.1 69
2023 Changeup BAL R 69 79.7 32.7 0.1 0 13.7 1.0 8
2023 4-Seamer BAL R 234 95.5 11.4 1.6 12 2.9 -3.2 -52
2022 4-Seamer BAL R 663 96.2 11.8 0.8 6 2.4 -3.7 -60
2022 Changeup BAL R 206 84.0 28.0 -1.5 -5 14.3 1.0 8
2022 Slider BAL R 312 87.3 33.1 0.2 1 7.4 3.0 69
2021 Slider TOR R 5 88.0 32.5 -0.3 -1 5.6 1.8 49
2021 4-Seamer TOR R 14 94.8 11.8 1.5 11 0.1 -6.1 -98
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -1.0 -2 235 60.6 60 .234 .362 .333 24.8 23.3 21.5 .252 .378 .351 44.4
2023 Slider 0.3 0 83 21.4 20 .188 .250 .318 25.7 20.0 26.7 .133 .191 .229 15.4
2023 Changeup 0.3 0 69 17.8 14 .143 .214 .154 40.0 64.3 22.0 .090 .163 .107 20.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.3 -9 663 56.1 163 .239 .324 .300 27.3 22.7 19.1 .257 .371 .323 46.2
2022 Slider 2.0 6 312 26.4 79 .324 .446 .358 22.5 17.7 14.0 .253 .344 .289 36.7
2022 Changeup -1.9 -4 206 17.4 48 .044 .044 .081 37.7 52.1 26.3 .085 .111 .123 30.0
2021 4-Seamer -6.1 -1 14 73.7 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 25.0 .293 .321 .272 0.0
2021 Slider 3.5 0 5 26.3 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .416 .498 .404 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 4-Seam Fastball 14 94.8 86 18.4 12:15 12:00 15
2022 Changeup 202 83.9 87 17.9 1:00 2:00 -60
2022 4-Seam Fastball 662 96.2 89 17.6 12:30 12:15 15
2022 Slider 311 87.3 43 8.3 10:30 9:15 75
2023 Changeup 68 79.7 89 17.0 1:00 2:00 -60
2023 4-Seam Fastball 233 95.5 93 18.5 12:30 12:15 15
2023 Slider 81 86.6 49 9.4 11:00 9:45 75
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 290 1,181 -11 -14 13 6 -7
2023 94 387 -2 -6 4 2 -2
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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 %
2021 19 52.6 90.0 66.7 11.1 0.0 42.1 50.0 52.6 40.0 5.3 100.0
2022 1,181 49.1 66.7 76.0 24.0 63.2 43.4 63.6 45.0 27.3 7.5 86.4
2023 388 47.3 73.2 79.9 26.0 56.6 46.0 62.5 48.2 26.2 5.7 81.8
Player 1,588 48.7 68.6 76.8 24.3 61.1 44.0 63.2 45.8 27.2 7.0 85.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2022 76 64 87 94 55 82 88 16 21 70 34 62 4 87 75 64
2023 73 89 91 84 44 57 30 31 72 82 7 54 29 80 73 65
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 24.0 3 4.2 -1 3 5 0 0.0
2023 22.5 1 1.2 0 3 1 0 0.0
Player 23.6 4 5.4 -1 6 6 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 3 3 5 3 5 4 4 3 2 4 4 5 6 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 5 5 6 5 3 4 5 4 6 4 5
2023 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Player 4 3 5 4 6 5 5 3 3 5 5 6 9 5 5 7 5 5 5 4 6 8 8 7 4 5 6 5 8 5 6
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.8 96.2 1.4 95.5 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 84.0 0.0 79.7 -4.3
Breaking Velocity 88.0 87.3 -0.7 86.6 -0.7
Exit Velocity 70.2 89.8 19.6 89.9 0.1
Launch Angle 45.2 13.3 -31.9 17.6 4.3
Barrel % 0.0 4.8 4.8 9.3 4.5
Hard Hit % 0.0 41.4 41.4 35.2 -6.2
Sweet Spot % 33.3 31.7 -1.6 33.3 1.6
xBA .354 .226 -0.128 .195 -0.031
BA .250 .230 -0.020 .205 -0.025
xwOBA .337 .280 -0.057 .287 0.007
wOBA .220 .277 0.057 .280 0.003
xSLG .409 .318 -0.091 .296 -0.022
SLG .250 .310 0.060 .308 -0.002
K% 25.0 26.1 1.1 28.9 2.8
BB% 0.0 8.9 8.9 14.4 5.5
Swing % 52.6 45.0 -7.6 48.2 3.2
Whiff% 40.0 27.3 -12.7 26.2 -1.1
In Zone % 52.6 49.1 -3.5 47.3 -1.8
Out of Zone % 47.4 50.9 3.5 52.7 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 11.1 24.0 12.9 26.0 2.0
First Pitch Swing % 50.0 36.1 -13.9 38.5 2.4
First Pitch Strike % 50.0 63.6 13.6 62.5 -1.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2022 290 .277 191 18 9.4 99 44 44.4
2023 94 .283 64 0 0.0 30 0 0.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 1 19.9 0.0% 0.0% 6 24.7 0.0% 0.0%
2022 338 19.7 5.9% 2.7% 220 24.0 0.0% 10.9%
2023 52 16.7 25.0% 0.0% 31 19.0 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution