Exhibition Team logoLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim hat dark logoArizona Diamondbacks hat dark logoBaltimore Orioles hat dark logoBoston Red Sox hat dark logoChicago Cubs hat dark logoCincinnati Reds dark logoCleveland Indians hat dark logoColorado Rockies hat dark logoDetroit Tigers dark logoHouston Astros hat dark logoKansas City Royals hat dark logoLos Angeles Dodgers hat dark logoWashington Nationals dark logoNew York Mets hat dark logoOakland Athletics cap logoPittsburgh Pirates hat dark logoSan Diego Padres cap logo on lightSeattle Mariners hat dark logoSan Francisco Giants hat dark logoSt. Louis Cardinals dark logoTampa Bay Rays hat dark logoTexas Rangers cap logoToronto Blue Jays hat dark logoMinnesota Twins hat dark logoPhiladelphia Phillies hat dark logoAtlanta Braves hat dark logoChicago White Sox hat dark logoMiami Marlins cap logoNew York Yankees hat dark logoMilwaukee Brewers cap logo
Bubba Starling
CF | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 220LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #5, Kansas City Royals | Gardner Edgerton (KS) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 64 59 5 10 1 5 0 .169 .219 .237 .456
2 Seasons 261 245 31 50 5 17 2 .204 .246 .298 .544
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .169 1 5 0 .456
2 Seasons .204 5 17 2 .544

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%
2019 27 684 131 3 2.3 81.8 106.9 12.1 36.6 .207 .298 .247 .240 .309 17.7 28.4 4.6
2020 28 259 33 1 3 84.2 109.4 8.1 36.4 .191 .250 .204 .223 .348 30.3 42.2 6.3
943 164 4 2.4 82.3 109.4 11.3 36.6 .203 .287 .237 .236 .317 20.2 31.8 5
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.3 22 8.4




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

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 144 55.6 37 33 6 6 0 0 0 11 23 .182 .256 .182 .340 .200 .292 88.8 10 22.4 26.8
2020 Breaking 89 34.4 18 18 4 2 1 0 1 13 5 .222 .110 .444 .149 .277 .113 83.1 28 63.4 43.3
2020 Offspeed 26 10.0 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .099 .000 .102 .078 .162 64.3 -21 35.7 30.0
2019 Fastballs 395 58.0 124 114 27 19 5 0 3 18 97 .237 .235 .360 .359 .282 .283 81.7 14 13.7 20.5
2019 Breaking 224 32.9 58 57 10 8 1 0 1 34 23 .175 .163 .246 .209 .187 .172 83.8 14 61.3 43.6
2019 Offspeed 62 9.1 14 14 3 2 1 0 0 4 10 .214 .177 .286 .192 .211 .161 72.8 -11 39.0 21.1


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2019 45.8 23.7 25.2 5.3 45.8 35.1 19.1 9.9 30.5 27.5 22.1 4.6 2.3
2020 51.5 15.2 27.3 6.1 36.4 51.5 12.1 15.2 30.3 21.2 24.2 6.1 3
47 22 25.6 5.5 43.9 38.4 17.7 11 30.5 26.2 22.6 4.9 2.4
45.2 22.1 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 Curveball 6.3 1 18 6.9 2 .5 1 .625 40 50 33.3 .243 .254 .219 100
2020 Cutter -7.3 -1 20 7.7 3 0 0 0 36.4 33.3 20 .254 .292 .257 50
2020 Changeup -3.7 -1 26 10 9 0 0 .178 35.7 33.3 30 .099 .102 .162 0
2020 Sinker -1.7 -1 41 15.8 11 .222 .222 .227 27.3 18.2 22.2 .355 .392 .347 37.5
2020 Slider -1.9 -1 71 27.4 16 .188 .375 .238 66.7 75 44.4 .094 .136 .099 0
2020 4-Seamer -2.8 -2 83 32 23 .19 .19 .217 16.3 34.8 29.6 .214 .325 .271 38.5
2019 Splitter -5.6 0 5 0.7 1 0 0 0 25 0 0 .145 .158 .136 0
2019 Curveball -1.9 -1 64 9.4 10 .111 .111 .16 71.4 80 44.4 .099 .13 .158 100
2019 Cutter 1.4 0 33 4.8 12 .4 .5 .423 28.6 25 30 .328 .363 .335 12.5
2019 Changeup -4.3 -2 57 8.3 13 .231 .308 .235 40.5 30.8 25 .179 .195 .163 0
2019 Sinker -0.8 -1 86 12.6 20 .235 .471 .358 17.1 5 6.7 .194 .303 .288 18.8
2019 Slider -3.4 -5 161 23.5 48 .188 .271 .199 59.5 54.2 43.3 .175 .223 .174 13.6
2019 4-Seamer -2.6 -7 278 40.6 93 .216 .318 .256 10.4 15.1 22.2 .229 .365 .274 20.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
+ View Complete Run Value Leaderboard

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 196 681 -13 -8 1 3 -17
2020 64 259 -1 -5 0 0 -6
+ View Complete Swing/Take Leaderboard

Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2019 684 48.8 69.9 84.5 30.4 35.8 39.5 34 49.7 29.7 7.5 84.3
2020 259 49.4 64.1 73.2 37.4 38.8 44 31.3 50.6 36.6 6.2 87.5
943 48.9 68.3 81.5 32.3 36.8 40.7 33.3 49.9 31.6 7.1 85.1
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 29 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2019 88
2020 77
+ View Complete Percentile Rankings Leaderboard

Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 20.2 4 3.8 0 5 3 2 50
2020 20.5 1 1 0 1 0 1 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 5 4 4 4 3 2 5 3 6 4 3 2 2 3 6 2 4 4 5 2 4 2 4 4 5 3 4 6 3 6
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
! 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.
+ View Complete Expected Home Runs Leaderboard

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 81.8 84.2 2.4 undefined
Launch Angle 12.1 8.1 -4 undefined
Barrel % 2.3 3 0.7 undefined
Hard Hit % 17.7 30.3 12.6 undefined
Sweet Spot % 36.6 36.4 -0.2 undefined
xBA .207 .191 -0.016 undefined
BA .215 .169 -0.046 undefined
xwOBA .24 .223 -0.017 undefined
wOBA .247 .204 -0.043 undefined
xSLG .298 .25 -0.048 undefined
SLG .317 .237 -0.08 undefined
K% 28.4 42.2 13.8 undefined
BB% 4.6 6.3 1.7 undefined
Swing % 49.7 50.6 0.9 undefined
Whiff% 29.7 36.6 6.9 undefined
In Zone % 48.8 49.4 0.6 undefined
Out of Zone % 51.2 50.6 -0.6 undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 30.4 37.4 7 undefined
First Pitch Swing % 34 31.3 -2.7 undefined
First Pitch Strike % 65 70.3 5.3 undefined
+ View Complete Year to Year Changes Leaderboard

Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 R 196 19 9.7 .254 .192
2020 R 63 9 14.3 .206 .078