Bubba Thompson
CF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 197LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #26, Texas Rangers | McGill-Toolen (AL) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 181 170 18 45 1 18 .265 .302 .312 .614
2023 60 53 10 9 0 4 .170 .237 .283 .520
2024 18 18 5 2 0 5 .111 .111 .167 .278
3 Seasons 259 241 33 56 1 27 .232 .273 .295 .568
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .265 1 18 .614
2023 .170 0 4 .520
2024 .111 0 5 .278
3 Seasons .232 1 27 .568
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 24 647 116 2 1.7 1.1 84.8 107.8 5.3 21.6 .171 .234 .274 .203 .263 21.6 30.9 3.9
2023 25 220 39 1 2.6 1.7 82.1 104.4 3.6 23.1 .175 .253 .230 .226 .259 23.1 26.7 6.7
2024 26 77 7 1 14.3 5.6 85.7 102.3 -9.6 28.6 .176 .271 .120 .191 .492 28.6 61.1 0.0
Player 944 162 4 2.5 1.5 84.2 107.8 4.1 22.2 .172 .241 .253 .207 .272 22.2 32.0 4.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 58.6 19.0 14.7 7.8 32.8 47.4 19.8 16.4 38.8 23.3 15.5 4.3 1.7 1.1
2023 56.4 15.4 15.4 12.8 33.3 41.0 25.6 17.9 43.6 17.9 10.3 5.1 2.6 1.7
2024 57.1 14.3 28.6 0.0 42.9 28.6 28.6 0.0 57.1 0.0 28.6 0.0 14.3 5.6
Player 58.0 17.9 15.4 8.6 33.3 45.1 21.6 16.0 40.7 21.0 14.8 4.3 2.5 1.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.7 0 20 26.0 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 50.0 50.0 .265 .313 .251 50.0
2024 Changeup -5.8 -1 12 15.6 2 .000 .000 .000 85.7 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2024 Sinker 2.7 0 11 14.3 2 .500 .500 .450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .564 .604 .514 0.0
2024 Cutter -5.8 -1 10 13.0 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .255 .971 .492 100.0
2024 Slider -14.4 -1 10 13.0 4 .000 .000 .000 85.7 75.0 100.0 .086 .087 .077 0.0
2024 Curveball -8.2 -1 8 10.4 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 50.0 .041 .044 .040 0.0
2024 Sweeper -9.5 -1 6 7.8 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -1 70 31.8 12 .100 .100 .145 37.1 25.0 18.8 .160 .218 .212 25.0
2023 Slider -0.9 0 41 18.6 13 .167 .167 .262 34.8 15.4 13.3 .241 .278 .265 10.0
2023 Sinker 0.4 0 32 14.5 11 .182 .455 .259 16.7 27.3 37.5 .213 .467 .280 62.5
2023 Curveball -1.7 0 22 10.0 7 .167 .333 .279 66.7 57.1 40.0 .033 .042 .127 0.0
2023 Sweeper 15.2 3 20 9.1 5 .667 1.333 .780 16.7 0.0 0.0 .332 .354 .460 33.3
2023 Changeup -6.1 -1 19 8.6 4 .250 .250 .225 58.3 50.0 66.7 .092 .096 .085 0.0
2023 Cutter -13.2 -1 9 4.1 4 .000 .000 .000 60.0 50.0 66.7 .079 .089 .072 0.0
2023 Split-Finger -6.0 0 2 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .458 .507 .412 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -2.7 -6 205 31.7 61 .207 .241 .215 22.9 27.9 28.8 .174 .229 .193 28.6
2022 Slider -1.6 -3 164 25.3 37 .216 .243 .228 41.7 35.1 24.5 .162 .199 .157 20.8
2022 Sinker 4.7 4 88 13.6 28 .600 .800 .621 16.7 3.6 7.1 .292 .456 .362 20.8
2022 Curveball 0.5 0 64 9.9 17 .188 .188 .200 39.4 41.2 24.1 .084 .105 .121 0.0
2022 Changeup -3.1 -2 53 8.2 18 .176 .176 .189 51.4 50.0 45.0 .153 .248 .204 25.0
2022 Sweeper 0.4 0 36 5.6 8 .167 .167 .288 33.3 37.5 18.8 .049 .054 .211 0.0
2022 Cutter -1.8 -1 29 4.5 7 .333 .333 .300 20.0 28.6 33.3 .199 .222 .189 20.0
2022 Split-Finger -7.0 -1 8 1.2 5 .200 .200 .180 71.4 80.0 80.0 .039 .053 .036 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 181 647 -8 0 1 1 -6
2023 60 220 0 -5 1 1 -3
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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 %
2022 647 50.1 79.0 68.8 38.4 51.6 45.0 46.4 58.7 31.6 6.5 88.1
2023 220 46.8 74.8 61.0 32.5 50.0 46.8 35.0 52.3 37.4 8.6 84.2
2024 77 48.1 73.0 48.1 42.5 11.8 41.6 50.0 57.1 54.5 3.9 100.0
Player 944 49.2 77.6 65.6 37.3 47.5 45.1 44.0 57.1 34.7 6.8 87.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2022 37 99 40
2023 12 99
2024 9 97
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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 21.9 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 21.9 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 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, 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.8 82.1 -2.7 85.7 3.6
Launch Angle 5.3 3.6 -1.7 -9.6 -13.2
Barrel % 1.7 2.6 0.9 14.3 11.7
Hard Hit % 21.6 23.1 1.5 28.6 5.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 21.6 23.1 1.5 28.6 5.5
xBA .171 .175 0.004 .176 0.001
BA .265 .170 -0.095 .111 -0.059
xwOBA .203 .226 0.023 .191 -0.035
wOBA .274 .230 -0.044 .120 -0.110
xSLG .234 .253 0.019 .271 0.018
SLG .312 .283 -0.029 .167 -0.116
K% 30.9 26.7 -4.2 61.1 34.4
BB% 3.9 6.7 2.8 0.0 -6.7
Swing % 58.7 52.3 -6.4 57.1 4.8
Whiff% 31.6 37.4 5.8 54.5 17.1
In Zone % 50.1 46.8 -3.3 48.1 1.3
Out of Zone % 49.9 53.2 3.3 51.9 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 38.4 32.5 -5.9 42.5 10.0
First Pitch Swing % 46.4 35.0 -11.4 50.0 15.0
First Pitch Strike % 65.2 56.7 -8.5 66.7 10.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 181 18 9.9 .280 .224
2023 Shades R 60 2 3.3 .216 .622
2024 Shades R 18 1 5.6 .127 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 152 17.7 25.0% 2.0% 72 22.9 0.0% 12.5%
2023 42 15.6 45.2% 0.0% 40 18.8 10.0% 0.0%
2024 19 15.6 36.8% 0.0% 12 18.1 16.7% 0.0%
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